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SKINNER American Furniture & Decorative Arts featuring the Herbert Nilson Collection of American Clocks, Session III Sale 2460

June 7, 2009

Boston


Country Americana at Marlborough featuring the Collection of Sally Schell Whittemore

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American Furniture & Decorative Arts featuring the Herbert Nilson Collection of American Clocks, Session III

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Robert C. Cheney Clocks

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Provenance Clocks from the Estate of Herbert Nilson

From the Collection of William Greenspon, Skinner’s Americana department is pleased to offer a group of primitive and folk art items from the 19th and 20th centuries. Ranging from carved masks to trade signs to a larger than life-size painted tin man made from discarded industrial duct parts, Greenspon’s collection of objects offered here contrasted strikingly with a collection of 20th century Bauhaus-influenced furniture in his Upper West Side apartment in New York City. A student of modern art and an artist himself, Greenspon credited that combination of education and training with his unique take on evaluating form, line and color, and the subsequent connections he draws between objects. His vision is catalogued within these pages and on skinnerinc.com, and will be on display at this auction’s preview. Forty-six lots from his collection are presently offered: 121, 192, 259, 287, 310-312, 319, 350, 494, 522-529, 531-533, 535-538, 541, 542, 544-552, and 558-567. On June 27th, Skinner will offer Dr. Greenspon’s Bauhaus-influenced furniture in its auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts.

Property from: Descendants of the Walters and Edgell Families, Baltimore, Maryland, and New York Descendants of Theophilus Parsons, Massachusetts A Descendant of Elizabeth Arden Graham The Estate of Nancy Wood, Brookline, Massachusetts The Estate of Samuel Codman, Prides Crossing, Massachusetts A Boston, Massachusetts, Estate Westwood, Massachusetts, Antiquarians An Old Connecticut Family A Cape Cod Collector A Concord, Massachusetts, Collector Collections in New Hampshire, New York, Kentucky, Maine, and Washington State

Property from the Swift Family of Hingham and New Bedford, Massachusetts, and formerly at “The Elms,” the Whitney Family Estate in Watertown, Massachusetts.

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The Herbert Nilson Collection of American Clocks, Session III Lots 1-80


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1. Mahogany and Cherry Outside Escapement Box Clock Attributed to Eli Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1815, dovetailed box, painted wooden dial with Arabic numerals, gilt spandrel decoration and a single red rose, outside escapement, single glass with painted lower section of pagoda and classical urn, thirty-hour time and strike movement with solid front and rear plates, front-mounted pendulum, center countwheel strike, two compound hung iron weights, wooden pulleys mounted in the case and brass pulleys at the weights, ht. 20 1/2 in. $12,000-18,000


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2. Cherry and Mahogany Box Clock by Eli Terry and Sons, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1830, with glazed door over painted wooden Roman dial, lower tablet with painted funereal scene and pendulum aperture, printed maker’s label stating Patent Clocks, Invented by Eli Terry, Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut by E. Terry & Sons., thirty-hour five-arbor wooden movement with countwheel strike, two cast iron weights and pendulum, ht. 21 3/4 in. $7,000-9,000


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3. Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Clock by Eli & Samuel Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1824-27, the scroll top and three brass urn finials over the painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, freestanding columns flanking the door with lower painted tablet of a country scene, thirty-hour time and strike wooden movement with countwheel strike, pendulum and period cast iron weights, ht. 31 in. $2,500-3,500

4. Rosewood “London Mantel” Eight-Day Chronometer Shelf Clock by Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1865, with turned and gilded columns flanking the painted zinc Roman dial faintly stamped Pat’d 1 [?] 63, transfer gilt and black decorated tablet and looking glass, lower rosewood veneered door, large printed maker’s label on backboard stating Eight and 30-Day Clocks and Time-Pieces Made and Sold by the Atkins Clock Comp’y, Bristol, CT, eight-day time-only chain drive fusee movement with maintaining power, balance wheel detent escapement and center seconds hand, ht. 16 3/4 in. $2,000-4,000


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5. Rosewood “Parlor No. 1” Thirty-Day Fusee Shelf Clock by Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1860, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, transfer decorated tablet on a blue ground, lower door revealing the printed maker’s label stating Equalizing Spring 30 Day Clock, Manufactured by the Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, thirty-day prototype fusee timepiece with Geneva stops, tinned iron wheelwork and strap metal pallets, ht. 17 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

6. Rosewood “London Mantel” Eight-Day Fusee Shelf Clock by Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1860, with turned and gilded columns flanking the gold and black transfer decorated tablets depicting a running corgi, lower rosewood veneered panel door, printed maker’s label stating Thirty and Eight-Day Clocks and Time-Pieces, Made and Sold by the Atkins Clock Comp’y, Bristol, CT, eight-day chain drive, “chronometer” ebauche fusee movement, maintaining power and recoil escapement with articulated crutch to impulse the wooden pendulum rod and brass bob, ht. 16 1/2 in. $2,000-4,000


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7. Mahogany Miniature Cottage Clock by Brewster Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1855, painted zinc Roman dial signed Brewster Mfg. Co., case with scrolls, ripple molded door, transfer and painted tablet and thirty-hour time and alarm movement, ht. 12 in. $350-450

8. Two Miniature Thirty-Hour Cottage Clocks, S.B. Terry, Terryville, Connecticut, and Junghans, Germany, the Terry with textured paper on the front surfaces, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, frosted tablet and printed maker’s label inside, ht. 10 1/4; the Junghans with pressed carved decorated door, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals and maker’s logo and gilt decorated tablet on a black ground, ht. 10 in. $300-500

9. Rosewood Miniature Shelf Clock by Elisha Manross, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1850, with 5 in. painted zinc dial inscribed Jewell’d Balance, E. Manross Bristol Ct., glazed door with line inlay and paint transfer decorated tablet, thirty-hour balance wheel movement, ht. 8 1/2 in. $250-350

10. Miniature Triple-Decker Shelf Clock by Forestville Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Connecticut, with basket of fruit splat, grained and gilded half-columns flanking both doors, reverse-painted tablets depicting classical architecture, 8 1/2 in. painted zinc dial, printed maker’s label on backboard, thirty-hour time and strike weight-powered movement with countwheel, recoil escapement, and two cast iron weights, ht. 30 in. $2,000-4,000 11. Miniature Triple-Decker Shelf Clock by Birge, Mallory & Company, Bristol, Connecticut, with eagle splat, glazed top door over 9 in. brass dial with Roman numerals, looking glass and painted tablet flanked by gilt and grained half and full columns on ball feet, remains of maker’s label inside case, thirty-hour weightpowered time and strike strap plate movement with cast mark B. M. & Co., and two cast iron weights, ht. 28 in. $2,000-4,000 12. Lot of Ten Mahogany Shelves of Various Designs, for the display of shelf clocks, wd. 13 to 19 in. $100-200 13. Lot of Eleven Mahogany Shelves of Various Designs, for the display of shelf clocks, wd. 13 to 19 in. $100-200


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14. Rosewood Cottage Clock, J. J. Beals & Co., Haymarket Square, Boston, 5 1/4 in. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, transfer and paint decorated tablets, gilt decoration on lower case section, thirty-hour lyre-shaped time and strike movement with countwheel strike, 14-tooth escape wheel and pin pallet escapement, ht. 12 in. $150-250 15. Rosewood Shelf Clock by Elisha Manross, Bristol, Connecticut, rosewood veneered front with line inlay, 6 1/4 in. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, frosted tablet, maker’s label on backboard, thirty-hour time and strike movement with brass springs, ht. 13 3/4 in. $150-200 16. Grain-painted Cottage Clock by Brewster & Ingrahams, Bristol, Connecticut, with reverse-painted glasses depicting J.C. Brown Manufacturer, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, lower portion of case decorated with gilt scrolls and inscribed J.C. Brown Manufacturer, eight-day time and strike movement stamped Brewster and Ingrahams Bristol Ct., ht. 15 in. $500-700

17. Rosewood “Kirk’s Patent” Shelf Clock, by Marine Clock Manufacturing Company, New Haven, Connecticut, with 6 1/8 in. dia. painted zinc dial signed Kirk’s Patent, remains of printed maker’s label on backboard, and eight-day, single-wind time and strike movement with patented lever escapement, ht. 11 3/4 in. $700-900

18. Pine Drop Octagon Wall Clock by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven Connecticut, with top wooden bezel hinged at 12 o’clock, black and gold decoration on both glasses, printed maker’s label on backboard, painted zinc dial, and thirty-hour time-only springpowered movement, ht. 18 3/4 in. $200-400

19. Rosewood Shelf Clock by Jerome & Company, New Haven, Connecticut, with painted zinc Roman numeral dial, gilt-brass and gutta-percha decoration masking the dial and filling the lower section of the door, printed maker’s label with Directions for Regulating Pendulum Clocks inside case, eight-day time and strike movement, ht. 15 3/4 in. $700-900


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20. Rosewood Sharp Gothic Clock by H.N. Welch and Company, Plainville, Connecticut, with painted zinc dial, frosted tablet, and eight-day time and strike movement with brass springs, printed maker’s label inside backboard, ht. 20 in. $100-150 21. Mahogany Miniature “Sharp Gothic” or Steeple Clock by Daniel Pratt & Sons, Reading, Massachusetts, c. 1860, with turned spires, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, transfer printed tablet marked Mt. Carmel, Hamden, Con., printed maker’s label inside backboard, thirty-hour time, strike and alarm movement with pendulum, ht. 16 in. $200-300 22. Rosewood Sharp Gothic Shelf Clock by Chauncey Jerome, Austin, Illinois, with painted zinc dial, transfer decorated glass of a bird in a nest, printed maker’s label inside backboard, thirtyhour time, strike, and alarm movement, ht. 19 1/4 in. Note: This clock represents a group of the last known timekeepers produced under Chauncey Jerome’s name. $200-250 23. Two Seth Thomas Ship’s Bell Wall Clocks, Thomaston, Connecticut, the first, with bell mounted below the 6 in. dia. silvered dial with Arabic numerals, the other with bell mounted above the 5 1/2 in. dia. silvered dial, both with hinged bezels, thirty-hour lever escapement ship’s bell movements and dials marked Seth Thomas. $500-1,000

24. Three Seth Thomas Ship’s Bell Wall Clocks, Thomaston, Connecticut, the first with bell mounted below the 5 1/2 in. dia. Roman dial, hinged bezel, case dia. 7, the next, a nickel case with 5 1/2 in. dia. silvered dial with Arabic numerals and hinged bezel, case dia. 7, the last, a mahogany case 5 1/2 in. dia. porcelain dial and hinged bezel, case dia. 9 in., all marked Seth Thomas on the dials and with thirty-hour, lever escapement ship’s bell movements. $500-1,000

25. Brass Ship’s Bell Wall Clock by the Vermont Clock Company, Fairhaven, Vermont, bell mounted above dial, screw bezel over the 4 1/2 in. dia. silvered dial with Arabic numerals and marked Vermont Clock Co., Fairhaven, VT, thirty-hour tandem wind ship’s bell movement, ht. 8 in. $300-500

26. Varied Group of Five Timepieces, including a 7 in. dia. brass cased, quartz movement “Ship’s Time” wall clock with black dial and Arabic numerals, a brass cased, rim-wind car clock with 2 5/8 in. dia. silvered brass dial, Arabic numerals and marked Boston Clock Co., Boston, USA, a Waltham 37-size, eight-day travel clock with Arabic numerals and folding leather case, a Welch Mfg. Company novelty clock with Roman numerals, lever movement set into an amber cut glass plate and a Semca 7-jewel brass desk clock. $200-300


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27. Mahogany “Ogee Prototype” Shelf Clock by C. & N. Jerome, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1838, the full length door with painted tablet over the 7 3/8 in. dia. zinc dial with painted Roman numerals, looking glass in the lower section, business card label over blue dust paper stating Patent Brass Clocks, Made and Sold by C. & N. Jerome, Bristol, Conn., thirty-hour time and strike movement with countwheel strike, spoked wheelwork, pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 22 1/4 in. $300-500 28. Empire Mahogany Shelf Clock by Chauncey Jerome, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1850, the flat-front case with turned rosettes in the corners, glazed front door over the 6 1/4 in. square zinc dial with Roman numerals signed Made by C. Jerome. Bristol. CT. U.S.A., transfer and painted tablet depicting The Maryland State House at Annapolis, printed maker’s label inside, thirty-hour weight-powered movement with steel back plate and countwheel strike stamped Warr. by C. Jerome, Bristol, Conn., USA, two iron weights and pendulum, ht. 20 3/4 in. $700-900

29. Mahogany Empire Shelf Clock by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Connecticut, 1850, with full-length glazed door over the painted wooden dial with Roman numerals faintly signed Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, transfer and paint-decorated tablet of a stone building, business card printed maker’s label stating Chauncey Jerome, Clock Manufacturer, New-Haven, Conn, eightday time and strike brass movement stamped with the maker’s name, iron fusees on great wheel, springs attached to iron drums with brass caps mounted to the lower section of the movement, ht. 23 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 30. Empire Mahogany Shelf Clock by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Connecticut, c. 1845, with flat columns supporting boxed cornice and base, printed maker’s label with view of the factory and legend Patent Clocks, Manufactured and Sold by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Conn., single glazed door with lower transfer and painted glass depicting “President’s House,” painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, thirty-hour weight-powered movement with countwheel strike and touchmark C. Jerome, ht. 24 1/2 in. $150-250


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31. Mahogany Sharp Gothic or “Steeple” Clock by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Connecticut, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, transfer and paint decorated tablet depicting an urban scene, paper dust cover and printed maker’s label on backboard stating Patent Brass Clocks With Steel Mainsprings, Manufactured and Sold by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Ct., thirty-hour time and strike movement with wooden fusee drums in applied brass plates, ht. 22 1/2 in. $1,200-1,400

33. Mahogany and Bird’s-eye Maple Empire Shelf Clock by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Connecticut, c. 1850, with maple veneered front surfaces, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, transfer and paint decorated tablet marked Albany and depicting the steamboat “Fulton,” printed maker’s label inside backboard marked Improved Spring Clocks, Manufactured and Sold by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, CT., thirty-hour time and strike fusee movement, ht. 18 in. $3,000-4,000

32. Mahogany Shelf Clock by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Connecticut, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, printed maker’s label, eight-day time and strike movement with brass fusees, ht. 14 in. $400-600

34. Mahogany Shelf Clock by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Connecticut, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, transferdecorated tablets, gilt scrollwork on front surface of case, eightday time and strike movement with brass fusees, ht. 15 in. $300-500


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35. Mahogany Gallery Wall Clock by J. N. Dunning, Burlington, Vermont, c. 1835, with turned and glazed wooden bezel, 16 in. dia. painted iron dial with Roman numerals and signed J. N. Dunning, removable waist section, ogee-shaped hinged lower box door, lower molded pediment, eight-day brass, timepiece movement with brass-faced pendulum and lead weight, ht. 36 in. $15,000-25,000


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36. Mahogany Girandole Clock Attributed to J. N. Dunning, Burlington, Vermont, c. 1825, with carved Prince of Wales finial, glazed wood bezel over the 7 5/8 in. painted iron dial with Roman numerals, carved side ornaments flanking the waist section, mahogany veneered panels, carved lower pediment, and eight-day brass movement with pendulum and cast iron weight, ht. 45 in. $4,000-6,000


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37. Mahogany Regulator Wall Clock by J. N. Dunning, Burlington, Vermont, c. 1835, with turned and glazed wooden bezel over the 10 1/4 in. dia. painted iron Roman dial faintly signed J. N. Dunning, removable serpentine waist section, lower concave box door and molded pedestal, eight-day brass timepiece with iron weight and brass-faced pendulum bob, ht. 34 1/2 in. Literature: A closely related unsigned example is illustrated in Paul Foley, Willard’s Patent Timepieces, p. 104. $15,000-20,000


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38. Gale Drop Calendar Wall Clock, by Welch, Spring and Co., Forestville, Connecticut, c. 1874-79, with Model 2 rosewood veneer case, maker’s label inside backboard, 11 in. dia. paper on zinc dial with subsidiary dials for day of the week and month, month of the year, moon’s age, sunrise-sunset and time, and eight-day time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 30 in. $5,000-7,000

39. Mahogany Looking Glass Shelf Clock Attributed to David Dutton, Mount Vernon, New Hampshire, c. 1840, with period print titled “Just Seventeen” pasted inside, scalloped splat, flat tapering columns flanking the looking glass, 11 in. painted wooden dial with Arabic numerals, and eight-day brass time-only weight-powered movement, ht. 35 in. $200-400


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40. Mahogany Shelf Clock by Abner Jones, East Bloomfield, New York, c. 1830, with pine Empire turned half-columns flanking the two-piece iron dial with Arabic numerals and floral corners, looking glass, lower section with three drawers, paw feet, eightday time and strike movement engraved “2� on both plates, with two iron weights and pendulum, ht. 39 1/2 in. Literature: Abner Jones and his unique clocks are discussed in G. Russell Oechsle and Helen Boyce, An Empire in Time, Clocks and Clock Makers of Upstate New York, pp. 69-71. $8,000-12,000


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41. Mahogany Shelf Clock by Asa Munger, Auburn, New York, c. 1830, flat top case with flanking turned and carved half-columns, painted tin surround for the 8 3/4 in. painted iron dial with Arabic numerals, wallpapered interior, eight-day time and strike skeletonized movement with brass pulleys, two cast iron weights and cast pewter eagle finial, ht. 38 1/4 in. Literature: For information on Asa Munger, see Oechsle and Boyce, An Empire in Time, Clocks and Clock Makers of Upstate New York, pp. 93-97. $1,500-2,500


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42. Mahogany Shelf Clock by Asa Munger & Company, Auburn, New York, 1833, carved basket crest, looking glasses flanking the stenciled glass framing the 8 3/4 in. painted iron dial marked Warranted Asa Munger & Co., Auburn, N.Y., lower looking glass flanked by carved columns, paw feet, wallpapered interior, 5 x 6 in. printed maker’s label, eight-day brass time and strike skeletonized movement with hammer stamped 1833, two iron weights and eagle pendulum, ht. 39 3/4 in. Literature: Information on Asa Munger and his clocks is found in Oechsle and Boyce, An Empire in Time, Clocks and Clock Makers of Upstate New York, pp. 93-97. $4,000-6,000


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43. Rosewood Drop Octagon Wall Clock by Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1865, with ripple molding around the octagonal perimeter, 12 in. dia. painted zinc dial, black and gold transfer decorated tablet on lower door, printed maker’s label on backboard advertising Thirty-Day Clocks and Timepieces..., eight-day time-only production model springpowered movement with strap pallets and pendulum, ht. 24 in. $500-700

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44. Rosewood Drop Octagon Wall Clock by Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1865, with ripple molding around the octagonal perimeter, 12 in. dia. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, black and gold transfer decorated tablet on lower door, printed maker’s label inside stating Eight and ThirtyDay Clocks and Time-Pieces Made and Sold by the Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, CT, eight-day production-type time and strike movement with countwheel mounted on great wheel, strap pallets and pendulum, ht. 24 in. $600-800


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45. Rosewood Twin Spire Steeple Clock by Brewster & Ingrahams, Bristol, Connecticut, with painted zinc dial, faintly signed Brewster & Ingrahams Bristol Connecticut, printed maker’s label on backboard, etched tablet and eight-day time and strike movement, ht. 19 in. $500-700

47. Mahogany Twin Spire Steeple Clock by Brewster & Ingrahams, Bristol, Connecticut, with painted zinc dial, printed maker’s label on backboard, transfer-printed and painted lower tablet, and thirty-hour time and strike wooden fusee brass-spring movement with alarm, ht. 19 1/4 in. $500-700

46. Rosewood Ogee Gothic Shelf Clock by Brewster Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Connecticut, with painted zinc Roman dial, lower transfer-printed tablet titled “Kneller Hall Training School, England,” backboard with printed maker’s label of Brewster Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Connecticut, and eight-day time and strike movement stamped Brewster & Ingrahams Bristol Ct. U.S.A., ht. 19 1/2 in. $600-800

48. Mahogany Drop Octagon Fusee Wall Clock by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Connecticut, c. 1850, octagonal top section hinged at 12 o’clock for movement access, 12 in. dia. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, lower section with diamond cut-out to view the pendulum, eight-day time and strike movement stamped Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Conn. USA, brass-cased going barrels with fusees, countwheel strike and pendulum, ht. 22 1/2 in. $800-1,200


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49. Rosewood Miniature Ogee Clock by Smith & Goodrich, Bristol, Connecticut, with 5 1/4 in. painted zinc dial, painted tablet, maker’s label pasted on backboard, thirty-hour time, strike, alarm, wooden fusee movement with iron frame, ht. 15 1/2 in. $800-1,200

50. Rosewood Miniature Reverse Ogee Shelf Clock by Smith & Goodrich, Bristol, Connecticut, with painted zinc dial signed Smith & Goodrich Bristol, Conn., etched and frosted lower tablet, green printed maker’s label inside backboard, thirty-hour time and strike movement with attached wooden fusees mounted in an iron frame, ht. 14 3/4 in. $800-1,200


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51. Mahogany Outside Escapement Pillar and Scroll Clock by Eli Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1818, the scroll top with brass finials, painted wooden dial with Arabic numerals and floral spandrels, inner minute track, reverse-painted tablet, photocopy of Terry label inside stating Invented, Made and Sold by Eli Terry, Plymouth, Conn., cut-outs on bottom board for weight travel, scalloped apron and French feet, thirty-hour time and strike outside escapement movement with rack strike and powered by two cast iron weights, ht. 30 in. $2,000-4,000

54. Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock by Eli Terry & Sons, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, scroll top with three brass finials over the painted wooden dial with Roman hour and Arabic date numerals, painted tablet of a country scene, maker’s label on backboard stating Patent Clocks... Made and Sold at Plymouth Connecticut by Eli Terry and Sons., scalloped apron, French feet, thirty-hour time, strike and calendar movement with countwheel strike and brass trip wheel for calendar all powered by two cast iron weights, ht. 31 1/4 in. $1,000-2,000

52. Mahogany Off-center Pillar and Scroll Clock by Seth Thomas, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1818, with scroll top, painted wooden dial with Arabic numerals, eagle and drum pictured above numeral six, exposed escapement, painted tablet depicting a country scene, printed maker’s label on backboard stating E. Terry’s Patent Clock, Made and Sold by Seth Thomas, Plymouth, Conn., thirty-hour time and strike, strap plate movement with center countwheel strike, off-center pendulum and two compound hung cast iron weights, ht. 30 in. $3,000-5,000

55. Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Clock by Erastus Hodges, Torrington, Connecticut, c. 1830, the scroll-top case with fulllength door, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, gilded spandrels, and floral decoration inside chapter ring, painted tablet below of a mother and daughter, serpentine skirt, French feet, printed maker’s label inside, thirty-hour “east-west” wooden movement with countwheel strike, two lead weights, and pendulum, ht. 30 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

53. Mahogany Off-center Pillar and Scroll Clock by Seth Thomas, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1818, with glazed front door over the painted wooden dial with Arabic numerals and inner chapter ring, lower painted tablet, apron, French feet, printed maker’s label inside backboard, thirty-hour time and strike strap movement with center mounted countwheel, compound hung lead weights and pendulum, (heavily restored), ht. 29 1/2 in. $2,000-4,000

56. Three Miniature E. Howard Wall Clocks by Wayne R. Cline, Bowling Green, Kentucky, walnut replicas of popular E. Howard models including the No. 11, No. 70, and the Figure 8, painted dials with Roman numerals and maker’s name, all with one-day lever escapement movements, ht. 15 3/4, 15 1/4, and 19 in., respectively. $600-800


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57. Miniature Diamond-Head Wall Clock by Wayne R. Cline, Bowling Green, Kentucky, mahogany case with line inlay, reversepainted tablets signed Munroe, Concord on the waist and Perry on the lower, painted dial signed Wayne R. Cline, Bowling Green, KY, Waltham 37-size key-wound lever escapement movement, lg. 21 in. $200-400

58. Collection of Three Miniature Wall Clocks by Michael Paul, including a mahogany replica of an Aaron Willard Grafton wall clock, No. 19 of a limited edition of 52 clocks, with weightpowered movement, ht. 12 3/4, a birch replica of a New Hampshire mirror clock, No. 10 of a limited edition of 15, with weight-powered time and alarm movement, ht. 15, and an Ives Brooklyn wagon spring shelf clock, No. 27 of a limited edition of 43, powered by a miniature leaf spring, ht. 8 in. $600-800

59. Miniature Bride’s Model Girandole Wall Clock by John P. Creed, Jr., Massachusetts, with wooden bezel over the painted dial with makers name and Arabic numerals, ropetwist gilded frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the waist glass marked Patent, lower section with hinged bezel, carved pedestal and thirty-hour lever escapement movement, ht. 19 1/4 in. $500-700 60. Miniature “Banjo” Clock by John P. Creed, Jr., mahogany case with engraved silver panels, the waist section with floral designs, the lower of a sailing ship, brass bezel with beveled glass, painted dial with Arabic numerals and signed John P. Creed, Jr., eight-day lever escapement movement, ht. 21 1/2 in. $700-900 61. Mahogany Miniature Waltham “Banjo” Clock, Waltham, Massachusetts, 3 1/4 in. dia. painted dial with Arabic numerals marked Waltham, brass rope front trim, side ornaments, reversepainted tablets and 37-size Waltham movement with winding through the dial, ht. 21 in. $1,200-1,800


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62. Miniature E. Howard Regulator by Foster S. Campos and a Brass Miniature Wall Clock, the Howard miniature reproduction is modeled after the famous 1-5 series of wall clocks with painted dial signed by the maker, red, gold and black glasses and thirty-hour balance wheel movement, ht. 14 1/4, and a brass cased wall clock with painted dial, black and gold lower glass and thirty-hour pendulum movement, ht. 5 3/4 in. $600-800

64. Empire Mahogany Shelf Clock by Silas B. Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1840, with full-length three-quarter columns flanking the door, 11 1/2 in. painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, seconds bit with exposed escapement, reverse-painted tablet depicting an urban setting along a river, eight-day time and strike brass movement with solid back plate, wooden winding drums, internal rack and snail strike, maintaining power, recoil escapement, pendulum and two compound hung lead weights, ht. 27 1/2 in.

63. Mahogany Shelf Clock by Silas B. Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1840, with turned columns flanking the painted wooden Roman dial and lower looking glass, paper dustcover and 4 3/4 x 3 in. printed maker’s label stating Silas B. Terry, Horologist, Manufacturer of Clocks, Timepieces and Regulators, Plymouth, Conn., eight-day weight-powered movement with solid backplate, strap plate front and countwheel strike, ht. 35 1/2 in.

Literature: For a related clock at the American Clock and Watch Museum, see Chris Bailey, A Story of Silas B. Terry, Horologist, NAWCC Bulletin, June 2008, Figure 17, p. 294. $1,500-2,500

Literature: This movement, in a slightly different case form, is shown in Chris Bailey, A Story of Silas B. Terry, Horologist, NAWCC Bulletin, June 2008, p. 289. $1,500-2,500 .


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65. Mahogany Beveled Case Shelf Clock by Silas B. Terry, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1840-45, with full-length door, 8 1/2 in. printed paper on wood Roman dial signed Silas B. Terry, Terry’s Ville Conn. and printer’s name D. Felt & Co. & C. C. Wright, N.Y., reverse-painted tablet depicting a classical building, paper dust- cover inside backboard, thirty-hour weight-powered time and strike movement with solid great wheels, rear-mounted countwheel strike, recoil escapement and two cast iron weights, ht. 24 in. $800-1,200

66. Empire Balance Wheel Shelf Clock by Silas B. Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1845, with mahogany-veneered case, turned columns flanking the painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, dial openings for viewing the pallets, escape and balance wheel components, reverse-painted tablet of a cathedral on a river, thirty-hour brass weight-powered movement with wooden winding drums, rack and snail strike, maintaining power and balance wheel escapement powered by two cast iron weights, ht. 27 1/4 in. Literature: A related example can be found in Chris Bailey, A Story of Silas B. Terry, Horologist, NAWCC Bulletin, June 2008, figure 16, p. 294. $12,000-15,000


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67. Mahogany Shelf Clock by S.B. Terry and Company, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1840, the box case with reverse-painted tablet, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, paper dustcover inside backboard, thirty-hour brass timepiece with detached wooden fusee, ht. 11 in. Literature: This clock is illustrated in The American Clock, by William H. Distin and Robert Bishop, p. 121, plate 250. $700-900

68. Mahogany Beveled Front Shelf Clock by E.C. Brewster, Bristol, Connecticut, with painted zinc dial, Roman numerals and floral spandrels, mahogany veneered panel in the lower section of door, period wallpaper dustcover on backboard and business card printed label stating Patent Spring Brass Clocks Made and Sold by E.C. Brewster & Co., Bristol, Conn., thirty-hour brass time and strike movement with center rear-mounted countwheel strike, iron backplate and spring barrels, ht. 17 1/2 in. $400-600 69. Mahogany and Pine Box Shelf Clock by Smith & Goodrich, Bristol, Connecticut, 8 in. painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, painted maker’s label on backboard, reverse-painted tablet and thirty-hour time and strike movement with attached wooden fusees in iron frames, ht. 15 1/4 in. $800-1,200


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70. Mahogany Balance Wheel Steeple Clock by S.B. Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1845, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, cut-outs for viewing the pallets, escape wheel and balance wheel components, reverse-painted tablet depicting a formal building and thirty-hour, brass balance wheel escapement movement with detached wooden fusees and countwheel strike, ht. 24 1/2 in. $15,000-20,000


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71. Miniature Mahogany Reverse Ogee Clock by S.B. Terry, Terryville, Connecticut, with painted wooden Roman dial, transfer and paint decorated tablet of a balloon ascension flying two American flags, printed maker’s label inside stating Spring Brass Clocks, Made and Sold by Silas B. Terry, Terryville, Conn., thirty-hour brass spring-powered movement with internal center mounted countwheel, strap pallets and pendulum, ht. 14 1/2 in. $600-800

73. Mahogany Shelf Clock by J.C. Brown, Bristol, Connecticut, with painted zinc Roman dial signed J.C. Brown, Bristol, Ct. U.S., transfer printed tablet of the White House, printed label inside Forestville Manufacturing Company, J.C. Brown, thirty-hour time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 15 in. $100-300

72. Miniature Mahogany Sharp Gothic or “Steeple” Torsion Pendulum Clock by Theodore Terry & Company, Ansonia, Connecticut, c. 1855, painted zinc Roman dial, transfer decorated tablet of a sailboat, printed maker’s label stating Eight Day Marine Clocks and Time Pieces, double acting Torsion and [?] Escapement, Manufactured by Theodore Terry & Co., Ansonia, Conn., U.S.A., Patented by S.B. Terry, October 5, 1852, thirty-hour timepiece movement with two-arm torsion pendulum, ht. 13 in. $700-900

74. Rosewood Drop Octagon Thirty-Day Fusee Wall Clock by Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1860, with ripple molding around the octagonal perimeter, 12 in. painted zinc dial, black and gold transfer decorated tablet on lower door, remains of paper label on backboard, thirty-day dual-wind, timeonly movement with brass wheelwork, Geneva stops, strap pallets, two brass fusees mounted below movement in iron frame, wooden pendulum and brass bob, ht. 25 1/2 in. $800-1,200


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75. Iron-Front Mantel Clock by Ansonia Clock Company, with 4 in. dia. pressed brass dial marked Ansonia Clock Company Ansonia Ct. U.S.A., painted, gilt, and mother-of-pearl decoration on front surface, and eight-day time and strike movement, ht. 13 3/4 in. $200-400

77. Papier-mâché and Mother-of-pearl Shelf Clock by Brewster Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Connecticut, with paint, gilt and mother-of-pearl decorated case, glazed door over the painted zinc dial with Roman numerals and floral corners, etched lower tablet, printed maker’s label inside, eight-day time and strike movement, ht. 17 in. $700-900

76. Papier-mâché and Mother-of-pearl Shelf Clock, Connecticut, gilt, paint, and mother-of-pearl decoration, lovebirds at the top, 4 1/4 in. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, painted mill scene in lower section on a wooden pedestal with ogee feet, eight-day time and strike balance wheel movement with bell strike, ht. 17 1/2 in. $700-900

78. Mahogany Shelf Clock Attributed to E.C. Brewster, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1840, the veneered case with broad cornice, convex and concave moldings on the door, sides and base, 8 1/2 in. wooden dial with 6 in. dia. gilded center with Roman numerals, transfer decorated tablet, plain paper dustcover inside backboard, eight-day time and strike movement with detached brass fusees and mainsprings in an iron frame, center mounted rack and snail strike and front plate stamped No. 3417, ht. 19 in. $800-1,200


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79. Rosewood Miniature Venetian Shelf Clock by E. Ingraham and an Empty Case, Bristol, Connecticut, bronze-painted halfcolumns flanking the 3 1/2 in. dia. paper on zinc dial and lower transfer decorated tablet, maker’s label inside backboard, thirtyhour time and strike movement, ht. 13, with a smaller additional case only, gilt half-columns flanking the 3 in. paper on zinc dial, gold leaf and painted tablet, maker’s label on backboard and now fitted with a small battery-operated movement, ht. 11 5/8 in. $200-400

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80. Iron-Front Wall Clock by Forestville Hardware and Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, with 5 in. dia. painted zinc dial signed with maker’s name, gilt, paint, and mother-of-pearl decoration, and thirty-hour time-only lever escapement movement, ht. 14 in. $200-300

End of Nilson Collection


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101. Engraved Whale’s Tooth, 19th century, one side depicting a crenellated building, possibly an arsenal, flying an American flag over a bark on a calm sea, the reverse depicting an altar with a crucifix flanked by arching potted plants, over a scene with vessels and a seaside village, (repair on tip, age cracks), ht. 6 1/4, wd. 3 in.

102. Engraved Whale’s Tooth, 19th century, one side of the tooth depicting a monument topped with a crucifix and flying American flags over a scene continuing around the base of the tooth with sailing and steam vessels with a seaside village and mountains in the background, the reverse depicting an urn issuing leafy branches flanked by two potted plants, (age cracks), lg. 6 1/8 in.

Provenance: Descended in the family of William and Henry Walters, who established Baltimore’s Walters Art Museum, a privately assembled collection that excels in many diverse fields of the fine arts. $1,500-2,500

Provenance: Descended in the family of William and Henry Walters, who established Baltimore’s Walters Art Museum, a privately assembled collection that excels in many diverse fields of the fine arts. $1,500-2,500


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103. Engraved Whale’s Tooth, mid to late 19th century, depicting a whaling scene with two ships, one flying an American flag, two whaleboats and a dead whale, a dragon, and a seaside town, (age cracks, base edge chips, wear to decoration), lg. 6 1/8 in. $1,500-2,500

108. Pictorial Engraved Whalebone Busk, 19th century, depicting two urns of flowers, a church, a leafy tree, and a heart, surrounded by geometric and foliate border, heightened with red, blue, and green pigment, lg. 13 5/8 in. $800-1,200

104. Engraved Whale’s Tooth, c. 1885, one side depicting a woman wearing an elaborate fashionable dress, the reverse depicting a fanciful stand supporting several potted plants, (age cracks), wd. 2 3/4, lg. 6 1/2 in. $300-500

109. Woven Cane Nantucket Basket, early 20th century, deep round basket with carved swing handle, (two small losses), ht. to top of upright handle 12 1/4, dia. 10 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500

105. Engraved Whale’s Tooth Depicting a Bark, 20th century, wd. 2 1/2, lg. 5 1/4 in. $300-500 106. Small Engraved Whale’s Tooth, 19th century, depicting a foreshortened view of a three-masted vessel flying an American flag, lg. 5 1/4 in. $400-600 107. Whalebone, Ivory, and Tortoiseshell Inlaid Yarn Swift, c. 1815-20, turned ivory yarn cup over turned ivory and whalebone shaft heightened with red sealing wax, the clamp with inlaid contrasting geometric segments, expanding whalebone slats joined with string, (minor age cracks), ht. 24 in. $4,000-6,000

110. Woven Cane Nantucket Basket, early 20th century, round basket with carved swing handle, “1922” stamp and indistinct inscribed early label on base, (minor loss on one weaver), ht. to top of upright handle 11 1/2, dia. 10 in. $1,500-2,500 111. Miniature Nantucket Basket, America, 20th century, round woven cane basket with carved wooden swing handle, ht. to top of upright handle 3 1/4 in. $200-250 112. Small Woven Cane Nantucket Basket, late 19th/early 20th century, shallow round basket with carved swing handle, (minor loss on rim lashing), ht. to top of upright handle 6 1/4, dia. 6 1/4 in. $1,800-2,500


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113. Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, Jose Formoso Reyes (1902-1980), Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. 1950s, woven cane and splint oval form with two carved ivory seagull figures applied to oval ebony disk on lid, with ivory latch pin and handle pegs, swing handle, the base signed by the maker with an outline of the island, ht. with handle upright 9 1/2, wd. 9 in. $1,000-1,500

115. Nest of Four Nantucket Baskets, early 20th century, deep round forms with carved swing handles secured with brass ears, turned wooden disc bases, (second largest basket with minor rattan losses), ht. to top of basket rims 7 5/8, 6 1/4, 5, 4 1/4, dia. 11 3/4, 8 7/8, 6 5/8, 5 3/4 in., respectively. $6,000-8,000

114. Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, Jose Formoso Reyes (1902-1980), Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. 1960, oval woven cane purse with hinged lid centered with a carved ivory island of Nantucket, purportedly done by Charles Sayle, who did the first carving applied to the first covered basket in 1948; the ivory island mounted on an oval walnut plaque, with ivory latch and handle pegs, carved wooden swing handle, the base inscribed “MADE IN NANTUCKET/JOSE FORMOSO REYES,” with an outline of the island, (small loss and crack on ivory island), ht. to top of upright handle 10 3/4, dia. 9 3/4 in. $2,000-2,500

116. Inlaid Angler’s Box with Eglomise Interior Panel, “Made By M. Nykvist West, Suprior [sic] Wis, 1891,” the box top and three sides ornamented with geometric inlay, the interior cover with reverse painting and gilt on glass with the maker’s name and date, two fish motifs, two pointing finger motifs, with scroll, faux tortoiseshell, gilt, and glitter borders, the velvet-lined box with applied metallic fringe and tassels, ht. 5, wd. 14 3/8, dp. 12 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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117. Inlaid Mahogany Desk Box, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 19th century, reportedly once belonged to a member of the Coffin family of Nantucket, the rectangular box with geometric ebony and ivory inlay, hinged lid opening to a mirror hinged to the cover and a removable compartmented tray, ht. 4 7/8, wd. 14, dp. 7 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 118. Small Brass-bound Camphorwood Box, early 19th century, rectangular box with brass swing handles, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 17 3/4, dp. 9 1/2 in. $300-500 119. Large Pine Boat Builder’s Hull Model, America, 19th century, ht. 12, wd. 17, lg. 60 in. $1,000-1,500

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120. Carved Wooden Half-Hull Ship Model Wall Plaque, 19th century, ht. 11 3/8, lg. 23 1/4 in. $800-1,200 121. Large White-painted Wooden Half-Hull Ship Model, probably America, 20th century, (minor paint wear and losses), ht. 15; lg. 8 ft. 7 in.; dp. 7 3/4 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $800-1,000 122. Carved Wooden Half-Hull Ship Model, America, probably late 19th century, carved from a single piece of pine, mounted on a wooden panel, (age cracks), 7 3/4 x 36 in. overall. $400-500


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123. Cased Ship Diorama of the “Royal Mail Steam Ship Amazon,� late 19th century, carved wooden model with metal details, painted cotton wool smoke and sea, painted background, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 13 1/2, wd. 23 1/2, dp. 6 in. $800-1,200

124. Mirrored Cased Diorama of a Brig in Coastal Waters, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the scene also depicting a lighthouse and a sloop, painted putty water, mirrored background, in a deep molded mahogany frame with gilt liner, overall ht. 13, wd. 31, dp. 10 1/2 in. $600-800


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125. Cased Diorama of a Yacht, America, late 19th/early 20th century, carved and painted wood, painted background with distant lighthouse, overall dimensions ht. 22 1/2, wd. 34 1/2, dp. 6 1/2 in., in a molded mahogany frame with gilt liner. $800-1,200 126. Cased Diorama of the Ship LISBON, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the ship flying an American flag and a pennant inscribed “LISBON,” the vessel sailing toward the coast with a lighthouse and cottage in the foreground, painted background with side mirrors and painted putty “sea” in a molded giltwood frame, 19 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. $600-800

127. Carved Wooden Model of the Schooner CANADIENNE, early 20th century, vessel identified on sides, mounted on a stand and mahogany platform, ht. 23 1/2, lg. 26 1/2 in. $400-600 128. Attributed to Adrien Manglard (French, 1695-1760) Lot of Two Harbor Scenes. Unsigned, artist identified on plaque below. Oil on canvas, 8 3/4 x 14 1/4 in., in gilt carved wooden frames. Condition: Canvas applied to Masonite, surface grime, craquelure with paint loss u.r. on one. $4,000-6,000


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Portrait of an American Schooner Yacht Entering Naples. Signed and dated “De Simone 1884” l.r., later inscription on the reverse. Gouache on board, sight size 17 1/2 x 25 1/2 in., in a later molded mahogany frame. Condition: Toning, not examined out of frame.

Portrait of a Schooner Sailing in Coastal Waters with Distant Lighthouse. Signed and dated “V.F. Porter ‘32” l.r. Oil on canvas, 15 x 20 in., in a contemporary molded wood frame. Condition: Retouch to sails l.c. $800-1,200

Provenance: The property of Samuel E. Codman, Charles G. Loring House, Prides Crossing, Massachusetts. $5,000-7,000

131. Harry Hambro Howe (Massachusetts/Maine, 1886-1968) Fishing Wharf at Sunset. Signed l.l. Oil on canvas, 14 x 18 in., in a carved giltwood frame. Condition: Very good. $400-600


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132. John Loos (Belgian, 1861-1895) Portrait of a British Brig Entering Antwerp. Signed and dated “John: Loos Antwerp 1869” l.r. Oil on canvas, 21 x 30 1/2 in., in likely original gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch, primarily to background. $5,000-10,000

133. Attributed to William Howard Yorke (Anglo/American, 1847-1921) Portrait of the Ship Cissie. Unsigned, vessel identified on hull and plaque below. Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 in., in original molded gilt-gesso frame with Edinburgh framer’s label. Condition: Minor retouch to background. $3,000-5,000


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134. American School, Early 20th Century Portrait of the Screw Steamer Antonio Jacobsen. Unsigned, vessel identified on bow and pennant, perhaps in tribute to the artist Antonio Jacobsen. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in., in a giltgesso frame. Condition: Craquelure, scattered retouch primarily to sky. $6,000-8,000 135. Anglo/American School, 19th Century Portrait of a British Bark. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 21 x 35 in., in a late 20th century frame. Condition: Craquelure, varnish inconsistencies. $400-600

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136. Chelsea Ship’s Bell Desk Set including Clock and Barometer with Thermometer, Chelsea Clock Company, Chelsea, Massachusetts, retailed by Abercrombie & Fitch Co., New York, early 20th century, eight-day lever escapement ship’s bell strike, brass and bronze case with ball feet, hinged bezels with heavy beveled glass, 4 in. silvered dials, Holosteric barometer, convex backs, the clock dial signed “CHELSEA SHIP’S BELL,” (discolored lacquer surface), ht. 7 1/8, wd. 11 1/4, dp. 3 5/8 in. $600-800 137. Red Flashed Etched Glass Transom with Ship Motif, America, late 19th century, wooden transom frame with glass panel with etched ship sailing toward a coast with a lighthouse and cottage and the monogram “M.C.M.,” flanked by two smaller panels with etched flower sprays, (one panel cracked), 13 x 35 3/4 in. $400-600


141. Sailor’s Letter Rebus, c. 1848, watercolor and ink on paper, depicting a message written and painted by a sailor on board the “U.S. Ship of War ‘DALE’” dated “August 29th 1848,” using pictures to represent words or parts of words, conveying the sailor’s illness, his escaping death, his remaining four years of service, and of his hopes to get well soon, (toning, stains, tear u.c.), 24 x 19 1/4 in., in a period molded wood and gesso frame. Note: The USS Dale was a 566-ton sailing sloop-of-war. She was built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Between June 1846 and August 1849, she was deployed to the Pacific for her second tour, taking part in war operations off California and the Mexican west coast. $800-1,200

142. Carved Mahogany Box with Asian-style Relief Decoration, 19th century, hinged cover on box with integral carved openwork serpent figure in full relief, the sides, back, and interior ornamented with relief carved serpents and borders, ht. 3 1/2, wd. 11 3/4, dp. 8 in. $400-600

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143. Silver Plated Brass Souvenir Vase made from the Propeller of a Civil War Ship, late 19th century, the bottom of the vase inscribed “This Little Vase is a souvenir of the metal of the propeller off the U.S.S. Hartford The Flagship of Admiral Farragut During the Civil War to Shirley Barbour,” ht. 3 5/8 in. Note: David Glasgow Farragut (1801-1870) was a flag officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War. He was the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and full admiral of the Navy. He entered the navy during the War of 1812 at only 12 years of age and commanded a British prize ship bringing her safely to port. Later he made a great contribution to the Union victory in the Civil War, despite being from Virginia, in capturing New Orleans and opening the Mississippi to the North, and sunk the Confederate warships in Mobile, Alabama, closing the Confederacy’s last major Gulf port. $200-300

144. Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) CLIPPER SHIP “SWEEPSTAKES.,” 1853 (Conningham, 1168). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 19 7/8 x 25 5/8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame, the back affixed with a Kennedy Galleries of New York label. Condition: Margins 5/8 in. or more, three margin tears, one through title, light toning and mat stain, paper slightly rippled u.r. Note: The clipper ship Sweepstakes was built in the New York shipyard of Westervelt & Sons and launched in the summer of 1853. The Sweepstakes was heralded for making the trip between New York City and San Francisco in only 106 days. $2,000-4,000


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CLIPPER SHIP “NIGHTINGALE.,” 1854 (Conningham, 1159). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 20 1/2 x 27 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Margins 1 5/8 in. or more, toning, foxing, paper slightly rippled.

CLIPPER SHIP “RED JACKET.,” 1855 (Conningham, 1165). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 20 3/8 x 27 1/4 in., in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Margins 1 1/2 in. or more, laid down onto paper, repaired tears: two repaired tears into image, several in margins, toning, foxing, light stains, surface grime, paper slightly rippled.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 33 in the original “Best 50” large folio. $2,000-4,000

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 41 in the original “Best 50,” and no. 15 in the “New Best 50,” large folio. $2,000-4,000


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147. Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) CLIPPER SHIP “COMET OF NEW YORK.,” 1855 (Conningham, 1140). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 22 x 28 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Margins 2 1/2 in. or more, toning, foxing, light stains, crease l.r., surface grime, paper slightly rippled. $1,500-2,500 148. American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Brigantine Amy A. Lane in a Hurricane February 5, 1880. Unsigned, inscribed “Capt. Caiver in a Hurricane February 5 1880” below, vessel identified on hull, and on a plaque below. Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in., in probably original gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, craquelure. Note: According to small plaque mounted to the frame, the brig Amy A. Lane was built in Seaport, Maine, in 1867. $800-1,200 149. Silver Plated Lighthouse-form Cocktail Shaker, Meriden Silver Plate Company/International Silver Co., Meriden, Connecticut, probably early 20th century, ht. 20 1/4 in. $200-250 150. Green-painted “Ship’s Papers” Tin Box, late 19th century, the box with hinged lid inscribed “Presented to Captain Charles Crosby/Ships: Papers” in gilt lettering, the bottom inscribed “E. Solscher. Hamburg.”; a photo of a gentleman identified as Charles Crosby is included, (paint wear), ht. 3 1/2, wd. 10 3/4, dp. 6 1/2 in. $200-250

151. Painted and Gilded Wooden “SO. HARWICH” Sign, Massachusetts, late 19th century, pine panel with applied molding, painted red with weathered gilt lettering, 10 1/4 x 61 in. $400-600 152. Green and White Painted Wooden Boat Rudder, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, late 19th/early 20th century, ht. 20 1/2, lg. 47 in. $200-400 153. Two Molded and Painted Plaster Plaques: “Fish Wharf” and “Nichols House Salem, Mass.,” America, early 19th century, “Fish Wharf” made by A. DePrato Co., Boston, dated 1937 with maker’s stamp and impressed marks, 7 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.; “Nichols House” signed “Sarah W. Symonds” below and on reverse, dated 1910, 10 1/4 x 8 in. $400-600 154. Two Molded and Painted Plaster Plaques, America, early 20th century, the first titled “The Oldest House in Provincetown, Mass. Known as Hooked Rug Shop,” made in Haverhill, Massachusetts, 7 x 9 1/4 in.; the second “Fire Side Chat” with impressed maker’s marks “Grenier Studios, Boston, Mass.,” 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. $100-150 155. Clement Nye Swift (Acushnet, Massachusetts, 1846-1918), After John Allen Chase A Nantucket Sleigh Ride. Signed and dated “Clement Swift ‘16/J.A. Chase” l.l. Oil on canvas, 19 x 48 1/2 in., in a contemporary molded wood frame. Condition: Very good. $2,500-3,500


156. Diminutive Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Fallfront Desk, New England, c. 1810, the fall front with an exterior of two panels bordered by cockbeading opens to an interior of three drawers, above a case of four cockbeaded graduated drawers and slightly flaring feet, brasses appear to be original, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 41 3/4, wd. 22, dp. 16 1/2 in. Note: Family history indicates that this piece of furniture may have been made for a ship’s captain, to be used at sea. $1,000-1,500 157. Mahogany Inlaid Yachtsman’s Desk, America or England, early 19th century, in two sections: the lid opens to an elaborate compartmented and green leather decorated interior fitted with a travel timepiece and calendar, and drawers with identifying tags reading “letters unanswered,” etc., and fold-down writing surface, set into lower section with spring-activated central drawer and hinged flanking doors, the cabinet with brass fittings and inlaid with crossbanding and stringing, ht. closed 44 1/2, wd. of base 28, dp. 12 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500

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158. Assorted Group of Early American Marine Ephemera, the items primarily pertaining to individuals and vessels from Salem, Massachusetts, before, during, and after the Revolutionary War, highlights including a prize of war declaration of the sloop Andrigo of Salem to the French private sloop Le Brilliant dated July 22 1759, a bound booklet containing remarks and statistics on board the private arms ship America, commanded by James Cheever, Jr., beginning November 24, 1814 and ending April 8, 1815, including lists of vessels captured by the America and ship John, and articles of agreement between the owners and crew; deposition and protest dated January 12, 1811, by the crew of the American brig Nabby, stating its unseaworthyness, the cargo thrown overboard, and the vessel to be sold for scrap; nine small hand-drawn charts tracking the 1817 voyage of the brig Ceres of Salem to Sumatra; a journal inscribed by Nathaniel Hawthorne (the father of the notable author), dated 1796, of the voyage of the ship Perseverance on its passage from Salem to Betavia; a small journal kept on board the private armed ship John James, a small ink sketch of a sundial; a booklet containing transcriptions of late 18th century documents written by Captain J.P. Felt of Salem, including the formation of the Salem Marine Society and listing of its first members, lists of American privateers fitted out from Salem during the Revolutionary War, transcribed by R.L. Paine in 1834; a handwritten contemporary narrative of the loss of His Majesty’s ship L. Hector in a letter to the secretary to the admiralty, November 23, 1782. $6,000-8,000

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159. Leander Allen Plummer II (New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1857-1914) Striped Bass Fishing. Signed and dated “L A Plummer 1911” l.r. Carved and stained pine panel “relief painting,” 35 1/2 x 62 in., accompanied by the artist’s brass-bound mahogany box containing his woodcarving tools, four of which bear the artist’s initials carved on the handles. Provenance: By descent through the family of the artist. Note: Leander Plummer was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts. His father was one of the incorporators of the successful New Bedford Cordage Company. Initially working as a mining engineer, Plummer changed direction in 1883, when he decided at the age of twenty-six to pursue art, and spent the next four years studying at the Academie Julian in Paris. Plummer returned to the United States with his artistic training to paint the wildlife he observed as a fisherman and sportsman in the New Bedford area. Eventually, he experimented with woodcarving and found he had a great aptitude for detailed naturalistic sculpture and combined his painting and woodcarving skills in creating “relief paintings”; his words for deeply carved wood reliefs that he stained with pigments he devised to create a life-like appearance. Plummer’s panels became popular among fishermen and sportsmen, and by 1906 he had orders for approximately forty to fifty relief paintings. Among the many works Plummer executed, he considered the one offered here his masterpiece. $50,000-75,000


A detail of a drawing thought to be by Leander Plummer, and showing the location of his cabin on a small peninsula named “Little Potomska,” in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Plummer’s brass-bound box of the tools used to make this carving, which are included in this lot

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160. Polychrome Painted Plaque with Warblers, attributed to Charles Hart (1862-1960), Gloucester, Massachusetts, mid-20th century, plywood panel with four applied carved and painted halffigures of warblers identified in pencil and ink inscriptions on the reverse, showing a Golden Wing Warbler, Cape May Warbler, Black Burnian Warbler, and Magnolia Warbler, painted background, 12 x 10 in., in original molded wood frame. Note: This plaque reportedly came from the Hart family. $2,000-3,000 161. Carved and Fancifully Painted Wooden Bird Figure, probably Charles Hart, America, early 20th century, the bird supported on wire legs, mounted on a piece of wood, (repairs), ht. 7 1/2, lg. 9 in. $1,200-1,500 162. Two Small Carved and Painted Wooden Emperor Penguin Figures, Charles Hart (1862-1960), Gloucester, Massachusetts, c. 1935, the figures with tack eyes, applied flippers, and webbed feet, mounted on a wooden base, one base inscribed “Hart,� (minor touch-up on one), ht. 7 3/8, 7 7/8 in. $2,500-3,500 163. Carved and Polychrome Painted Sparrow Hawk Figure, America, early 20th century, the figure with wire legs and integrally carved feet on stump with leaves, ht. 8 in. $800-1,200

164. Two Pennsylvania Carved and Painted Wooden Bird Figures, 19th century, one depicting a robin, ht. 3 5/8, 3 3/8 in. $1,200-1,500 165. Carved and Painted Wren Figure, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the figure mounted on carved rockery with berry and leaf clusters, ht. 4 3/8, lg. 5 in. $300-500 166. Carved and Painted Shorebird Decoy, America, early 20th century, (scattered paint losses), overall ht. 6, lg. 7 3/4 in. $600-800 167. Carved and Painted Shorebird Decoy, America, early 20th century, mounted on a driftwood segment, (spattered by shot, scattered paint losses, small losses to bill and tail tips), overall ht. 12 3/4 in. $800-1,200 168. Carved and Painted Lincoln-type Yellowlegs Shorebird Decoy, possibly Massachusetts, early 20th century, with split tail carving and stippled paint pattern, mounted on a driftwood segment, (small loss where bill attaches to head, small paint losses), overall ht. 13 in. $1,000-1,500


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169. Carved and Painted Yellowlegs Decoy, Verity family, Seaborn, Long Island, early 20th century, with deeply carved wings, probably secondary paint, including stand, (lightly hit by shot, split on bill and tail, paint losses), overall ht. 7 1/4, lg. 9 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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172. Anglo/American School, 18th Century Portrait of a Gentleman at a Table Writing a Letter. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 27 3/4 x 22 in., in a contemporary molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, retouch, two paint losses. $1,000-1,500 173. Turned Maple and Ash Armchair, probably Massachusetts, early 18th century, with mushroom handholds, refinished, (height loss), ht. 42, seat ht. 14 1/2 in. $400-600 174. Small Turned Cherry and Pine Tavern Table, New England, early 18th century, the overhanging molded top on splayed block, vase, and ring-turned legs ending in turned feet joined by straight apron and box stretchers, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 25, wd. 25 3/4, dp. 18 1/2 in. Provenance: John S. Walton, New York. $2,500-3,500

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171. Turned and Molded Diminutive Oak Court Cupboard, England, third quarter 17th century, the case with long drawer above four hinged doors, on a base of single drawer, all with faux facades of veneered panels with contrasting wood and mother-ofpearl, old dark stain, (minor imperfections), ht. 53, wd. 46, dp. 20 in. $800-1,200

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175. William and Mary Pine and Maple Tavern Table, New England, mid-18th century, overhanging top with breadboard ends above a single drawer and a beaded skirt joining block, vase, and ring-turned legs continuing to turned feet and square stretchers, old refinish, ht. 26 1/2, wd. 43 1/2, dp. 24 in. $600-800 176. Chippendale Maple Roundabout Chair, New England, late 18th century, the shaped concave back with scrolled handholds above two vasiform splats and vase and ring-turned supports continuing to square legs, upholstered slip seat, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 28, seat ht. 17 in. $600-800

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177. Queen Anne Walnut and Walnut Veneer Dressing Table, Boston, c. 1730-50, the molded top with four matched panels bordered by banding, above a cockbeaded and string-inlaid case of long drawer and concave fan-inlaid central drawer flanked by drawers, on valanced skirt joining cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms, replaced brasses, mellow patina, (minor restoration), ht. 31, case wd. 30, case dp. 18 1/4 in. $20,000-30,000

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178. Attributed to William Jennys (American, ac. 1795-1805) Portraits of Jabez Baldwin and His Wife Lydia. Unsigned, the lower stretcher of Lydia Baldwin’s portrait is inscribed “Lydia Baldwin Aged 55 Jan. 4 1801.” Oil on canvas, 32 x 26 in., in later molded wood frames. Condition: Relined, minor repairs with associated retouch, canvas lifting in spots on Jabez’s portrait. Note: William Jennys, a portraitist, painted throughout most of New England and New York. William and his father, Richard, worked together for seven years. William’s palette was usually muted and somber, with extensive use of green and brown.

180. Chippendale Carved Mahogany and Parcel-gilt Mirror, England or America, late 18th century, the scrolled frame with phoenix cresting, intaglio carved flowering vines, and flanking fruited vines, (imperfections), ht. 46, wd. 22 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000 181. Diminutive Queen Anne Maple Drop-leaf Tea Table, probably Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, on cabriole legs continuing to pad feet on platforms joined by a shaped cut-out apron, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 27, wd. open 35, dp. 36 in. $2,000-3,000

Jabez Baldwin was born January 17, 1742, in Norwich, Connecticut. He married Lydia Barker (b. circa 1746 in Plymouth, Massachusetts), on Jan 29, 1767. Their two sons Jedediah and Jabez became silversmiths, Jedediah in Northampton, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York State; Jabez in Salem and Boston, Massachusetts. $6,000-8,000

179. Quill-work Tea Caddy, England, c. 1800, hexagonal caddy with fine polychrome and gilt quill-work wreath, medallions, and flower designs, barber pole inlaid edges, hinged lid, opening to foil-lined lidded compartment, (minor losses), ht. 5, dia. 6 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500

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182. Cherry and Birch Candlestand, Nantucket, early 19th century, the square top on vase and ring-turned post and tripod cabriole leg base with arris pad feet, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, wd. 16, dp. 16 1/2 in. $800-1,200 183. Cherry Candlestand, Nantucket, early 19th century, with circular top, vase and ring-turned support, on tripod cabriole leg base, old red stained surface, (imperfections), ht. 28, dia. 19 1/4 in. $800-1,200

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187. Chippendale Carved Walnut Armchair, Philadelphia area, c. 1760-80, the cresting centering a carved shell device, with outward scrolling arms ending in knuckle handholds, and upholstered slip seat, all on frontal cabriole legs ending in clawand-ball feet joined to the raking round rear legs by a deep cymashaped apron, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 39 3/4, seat ht. 17 in. $2,500-3,500

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189. Chippendale Cherry Tall Clock, eastern Pennsylvania, probably Montgomery County, c. 1790, the scrolled top with carved rosettes, arched and glazed hood door flanked by turned freestanding columns, fluted quarter-columns flank the waist door and the framed panel base all on ogee bracket feet, unsigned 12in. painted iron dial with unmarked false plate, Roman numerals, gilt scrolls in the spandrels, moon’s age and transfer printed globes in the arch, eight-day time and strike movement with rack and snail strike and recoil escapement, pendulum and two iron weights, old surface, (minor restoration), ht. 94, wd. 19 1/2, dp. 10 3/4 in. Provenance: G.W. Samaha, Milan, Ohio. Literature: Garvin, Beatrice B., The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania German Collection (1982), p. 43, fig. 3. $12,000-18,000

190. Chippendale Cherry Block-front Chest of Drawers, New England, late 18th century, the shaped and molded top on a conforming cockbeaded case of four graduated drawers and bracket feet centering a drop pendant with carved pinwheel, replaced brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 31 3/4, wd. 32 3/4, dp. 22 in. $8,000-12,000


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191. John Ritto Penniman (American, c. 1782-1841), After a Pastel by Gerrit Schipper (b. Holland, 1775, d. London, c. 1830) Portrait of Edward Tuckerman, 1823. Inscribed along outside edge of the trompe l’oeil frame l.r. “J. R. Penniman. Pinx.” Oil on oval mahogany panel, 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 in., in a later gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Very good. Provenance: Elizabeth Tuckerman Salisbury (1768–1851); to her son Stephen Salisbury II (1798–1884); to his son, Stephen Salisbury III (1835–1905); to the consignor. Exhibitions: American Art from the Collection of the Worcester Art Museum, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, April 27–June 24, 1979; John Ritto Penniman (1782–1841): An Ingenious New England Artist, Worcester Art Museum, February 26–April 25, 1982.

193. Attributed to Henry Inman (American, 1801-1846) Portrait of William Wirt, Ninth Attorney General of the United States. Unsigned, subject identified in inscribed note affixed to the reverse. Oil on wood panel, 24 1/2 x 21 3/4 in., in a contemporary molded wood frame. Condition: Retouch to face, stock, and background. Note: In 1817 President James Monroe named William Wirt Attorney General of the United States, a position he held for 12 years, through the administration of John Quincy Adams, until 1829, and has the record for the longest tenure in history of any U.S. attorney general. A couple of years later, while resuming his law practice, he successfully challenged Georgia laws in their subjecting Georgia’s jurisdiction over the Cherokee Nation. Wirt was also was an unsuccessful candidate for President in 1832 as the candidate of the Anti-Masonic party, and was also the first candidate of an organized third party to carry a state, Vermont. $2,000-3,000

Note: Edward Tuckerman II was born December 29, 1740, in Boston. As a young man, he was apprenticed to a baker, and later ran a bakery on Orange Street in Boston. He married Elizabeth Harris in 1766 and together they had eleven children, several of whom became prominent citizens in Boston. In 1765 he joined the Boston Artillery Company. He was a member of the Sons of Liberty, and from 1774 to 1776 served as a lieutenant in the Continental Army. He also served in several philanthropic capacities in the Boston area. $8,000-12,000 192. Probably American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Young Man Seated at a Table Sketching with a Compass. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 32 x 25 in., unframed. Condition: Relined, retouch. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $6,000-8,000

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194. Mourning Picture for Mrs. Mary Lothrop of Cohasset, Massachusetts, c. 1832, unsigned, watercolor on paper, depicting a scene with seven mourners beside an urn-topped monument inscribed “In memory of Mrs. Mary, wife of Mr. Caleb Lothrop, and daughter of Capt’n Ephraim Snow, who died Aug’t 28th 1832. Aged 31. Wife, Mother, Daughter, Sister; names how sweet; How precious each; how lovely when they meet; Farewell bright Orb, life’s cloudless day/Has clos’d with Hope’s mild arch at even/Go rise and shine with purer ray/Amidst the kindred orbs of heav’n.”; the background showing trees and the Lothrop home beside the sea, where a ship sails flying an American flag while a cherub hovers above holding a banner inscribed “Blessed are the dead.”; 16 3/4 x 21 5/8 in., housed in likely original molded wood frame. Condition: Very good, minor tear and creases l.r., small paint loss u.l. sky. Provenance: From Everett Warren Gammon, descendant of Mary Lothrop and stepfather to the present owner. Note: Mary Snow was born on May 7, 1801 in Truro, Massachusetts, the daughter of Captain Ephraim Snow. The name of Captain Snow’s wife is unknown. On November 28, 1819, Mary married Caleb Lothrop, son of Peter and Betsy Tower Lothrop of Cohasset, Massachusetts. The couple resided in Cohasset, where Caleb was a shipbuilder and businessman, and together they had seven children. The house portrayed in the picture was their home in Cohasset, which is still standing, and is now home to the Cohasset Historical Society. $15,000-25,000

195. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Girl Holding a Flower Blossom. Indistinctly signed, possibly “R 51” l.r. Oil on canvas, depicting the girl wearing a pink dress and white bonnet, holding a flower sprig in one hand and a piece of fruit in the other, painted in an oval reserve, 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. Condition: Relined, spot of retouch to u.c. background. $1,000-1,500 196. Attributed to Chester Harding (Massachusetts, 1792-1866) Portrait of Colonel John Basil Clarke. Unsigned, subject identified on reverse “…Col. John Basil Clarke who died of yellow fever, in the Mexican War, before Santa Anna.” Oil on canvas, 10 x 8 in., in a carved and molded giltwood frame. Condition: Very good. $600-800 197. American School, 19th Century Emblem of Ireland. Unsigned, titled below. Watercolor and ink on paper, c. 1840, depicting a woman in a landscape standing beside a harp and holding a sheet of music titled “Errin,” 13 1/8 x 11 in., in a period mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Toning, foxing, light stains. $800-1,200


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199. Two Booklets with Watercolor Illustrations, Poetry, and Hairwork Keepsakes, Celia White Pearsall, Washington Township, New York, 1840 and 1844, handmade booklets, the first, dated 1840, is cloth bound with fifty-six pages, ten of which have full-page watercolor illustrations including a scene with a house, a landscape, one with a mother and child, one showing a boy, reportedly Dwight E. Pearsall, the first child of the artist, one depicting two children and a dog in a landscape, and five depicting flower blossoms; many pages are inscribed with Celia Pearsall’s poetry, poems by other authors, and small watercolor illustrations, 6 7/8 x 7 1/2 in.; the second booklet signed and dated “Celia Pearsall 1844” features a watercolor illustration of a pine tree on the front cover, and a rose blossom on the back, containing fourteen pages applied with braided hairwork keepsakes inscribed with the names and dates of the donors, 6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. Provenance: Family descent. Note: Celia (White) Pearsall was born September 1, 1817 in Cayuga County, New York. She married Ira S. Pearsall (18101894), in Cayuga County, on October 19, 1836. They resided in Washington Township, Macomb County, Michigan, and together had three children. Celia died May 20, 1868. Her husband was married for the second time in 1869 to Augusta V. Larkin of Macomb County, Michigan. Celia and Ira are buried in the Curtis Cemetery, Shelby Township, Macomb County, Michigan. $4,000-6,000


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199A. Moses B. Russell Sketchbook with Boston Scenes, Massachusetts, c. 1850s, small black leather-bound travel-size sketchbook, each page filled with graphite and ink sketches depicting friends, acquaintances, activities, and scenes in Boston and nearby coastal areas, most signed or monogrammed by the artist; also included are a few sketches by the artist’s wife, artist Clarissa (Peters), and many pages inscribed with bible and pious verses; a few of the scenes depicted are: Dorchester Heights, Boston Common, the ship Ohio on the day of its arrival after a three-year cruise, old Charlestown Bridge, Quincy Market, the Big Elm in Boston Common, Swampscott, Ship Vermont, Navy Yard Charlestown, hauling in and weighing out fish at Boston Harbor from Grand Banks, Marblehead, Massachusetts, East Boston, Commercial St. Boston; 4 7/8 x 3 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000

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200. Mahogany Tall Clock Watch Hutch, America, 19th century, with brass finial on bonnet with scrolled crest and spiral columns flanking the tombstone-shaped door revealing the watch, lower hinged tombstone door with brass escutcheon bordered with engraved undulating lines and punch star motifs, supporting a watch with enameled dial, (repairs), ht. 16 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 201. Wooden Box with Inlaid Geometric Border, America, 19th century, rectangular box with hinged lid opening to a compartmented tray with three covers having similar inlay, ht. 4 3/8, wd. 12, dp. 7 3/4 in. $800-1,200


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202. Bird’s-eye Maple and Mahogany Veneer Box, America, 19th century, the bird’s-eye maple veneer box with mahogany veneer crossbanding, lower drawer, and hinged lid opening to a compartment, (cracks and minor veneer losses), ht. 6, wd. 9 7/8, dp. 7 1/4 in. $400-600

203. Bird’s-eye Maple Veneer Sewing Box, America, 19th century, nearly square box with applied ripple molding, hinged pincushion lid covered with a geometric woven blue and white wool and linen coverlet segment over a small single drawer, the interior with a lid covered with the same fabric over two lift-out compartments with spool holders, (minor molding cracks and losses), ht. 8 1/4, wd. 10, dp. 8 3/4 in. $400-600

204. Mahogany and Woven Cane Folding Campaign Table, 19th century, ht. 21 1/2, wd. 16, lg. 26 1/2, opening to 47 1/2 in. $400-600

205. Mahogany Cutlery Box. America, c. 1850, with dovetailed joinery, cut-out handle on divider, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 9 1/4, lg. 13 3/8 in. $300-500

207. Grain-painted Pine Dome-top Trunk, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, second quarter 19th century, dovetail-constructed rectangular box with brass bail, painted in a variety of wood grains, possibly a paint decorator’s model: the top simulating mahogany grain, the front curly maple, the sides bird’s-eye maple and the back possibly pine, ht. 8 5/8, wd. 19, dp. 10 1/4 in. $400-600 208. Grain-painted Pine Box, America, early 19th century, hinged lid on box with ball feet, ht. 5, wd. 11, dp. 8 in. $300-500 209. Grain-painted and Decorated Pine Dome-top Box, Maine, early 19th century, dovetail-constructed rectangular box with wire hinged lid, brass swing handle, iron latch and lock, with green and yellow stripe borders, the top and front decorated with flower sprigs and a basket, (minor paint wear), ht. 7 1/4, wd. 17 3/4, dp. 8 7/8 in. $800-1,200 210. Small Blue-painted Pine Six-Board Box, America, early 19th century, with wire hinged lid, ht. 4 1/4, wd. 10 3/4, dp. 4 1/4 in. $300-500 211. Miniature Pennsylvania Red-painted Six-Board Chest, 19th century, dovetailed chest with overhanging hinged lid opening to cavity with till, turned feet, the interior lid with indistinct penciled inscription “Marie E. Graybill Warlitzville Lanc. Cty. Penna.,” (minor wear), ht. 11 1/8, wd. 13 1/4, dp. 7 3/4 in. Provenance: The collection of Meryl and Jay Weiss. $800-1,200


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212. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Sideboard, coastal Massachusetts or New Hampshire, c. 1810, the central drawer with drop-front opens to a desk interior with drawers and compartments, with two drawers below flanked by hinged doors, all with inlaid wavy birch ovals bordered by crossbanding set in mitered panels, the corners with quarter-engaged reeded columns with whalebone capitals and plinths, replaced wooden pulls, old refinish, (lacks base), ht. 32, wd. 53 3/4, dp. 22 in. $2,500-3,500

213. Pair of Federal Mahogany and Wavy Birch Inlaid Card Tables, North Shore, Massachusetts, c. 1810, the serpentine tops with half-serpentine ends and banded edges above the conforming skirts with slightly projecting central mitered panels centering ovals, with lower borders of contrasting and checkered banding, the tapering legs with medial cuffs similarly banded, continuing to tapering turned feet, one table with old dark surface, one with old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 30, wd. 38 1/4, dp. 18 3/4 in. Provenance: These tables were originally owned by Theophilus Parsons, an influential Massachusetts political figure of the late 18th and early 19th century, who served as a member of the Massachusetts Supreme Court from 1806 until his death in 1813. $10,000-15,000


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214. Federal Mahogany Tall Clock, Joshua Wilder, Hingham, Massachusetts, c. 1810, with fret top case, reeded finial plinths and brass finials, fluted brass-stopped freestanding columns, arched and glazed hood door, rectangular inlaid waist door and fluted brass-stopped quarter-columns, the base with banded and segmented inlays enclosing a fielded veneer panel, all on French feet, 12-in. painted iron dial attributed to Spencer Nolen with Roman numerals, raised gilded gesso dots around the chapter ring and signed Joshua Wilder, Hingham, eight-day time and strike skeletonized movement with two tin-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 91 in. Note: For additional information on Joshua Wilder see Jobe, Sullivan and O’Brien, Harbor and Home, Furniture of Southeastern Massachusetts, 1710-1850, University Press of New England, 2009, pp. 268-273. $20,000-30,000


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217. Mahogany Inlaid Pembroke Table, New York, c. 1800, the string inlaid top with ovolo corners above a working drawer and faux drawer, on tapering legs with inlaid stringing and cuffs, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, wd. closed 19 1/4, dp. 32 in. $1,500-2,500

216. Federal Cherry Inlaid Card Table, possibly northern coastal New England, c. 1810, with crossbanding and geometric stringing, refinished, (repairs), ht. 29, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 17 in.

218. Federal Mahogany Corner Chamberstand, New England, early 19th century, with vase and ring-turnings and medial shelf with working and flanking faux drawers, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 41 1/4, wd. 23, dp. 15 1/2 in. $400-600

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219. Gilt-gesso Convex Girandole Mirror, England or America, the eagle cresting on a shaped plinth, with swags extending to threearm candle sconces flanking the molded circular frame with ebonized reeded liner, (restored), ht. 50, wd. 53 in. $3,000-5,000

221. Federal Gilt-gesso and Wood Mirror, Massachusetts, c. 181520, the molded cornice with pendant spherules above a tablet showing a fruit-filled basket in relief, flanked by columns, (minor imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, wd. 17 1/4 in. $300-500

220. Federal Gilt-gesso and Wood Mirror with Cornucopia, Massachusetts, c. 1815-20, the molded cornice with pendant spherules above a raised tablet showing a fruit-filled cornucopia and rose blossom in relief, flanked by columns, (minor imperfections), ht. 33 3/4, wd. 23 in. $300-500

221A. Classical Gilt-gesso Split-baluster Overmantel Mirror, New England, c. 1825, the three-part glass with floral corner blocks, original gilt surface, (imperfections), ht. 20 1/2, wd. 52 1/4 in. $800-1,200 222. Classical Gilt-gesso Split-baluster Mirror, probably New York, c. 1825, old surface, (restored), ht. 42, wd. 21 1/2 in. $300-500


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223. 1947 Kentucky Derby Gold Winner’s Trophy and Commemorative Mint Julep Cup, won by the American Thoroughbred racehorse Jet Pilot, owned by Elizabeth Arden, the trophy was designed by George Lewis Graff for Lemon & Son Jewelers of Louisville, Kentucky, and is handcrafted from 14-karat gold, the cover topped with an 18-karat cast gold horse and rider; the cup portion is applied with an 18-karat gold horseshoe and oval foliate handles, within the horseshoe is engraved “SEVENTY-THIRD/KENTUCKY DERBY/$100,000.00 ADDED/1 1/4 MILES/CHURCHILL DOWNS/LOUISVILLE, MAY 3, 1947/WON BY JET PILOT.,” ht. 16 1/2 in., wt. approx. 63.6 oz.; accompanied by a 14-karat gold mint julep cup; the commemorative mint julep cups were manufactured by Brown-Waterhouse-Kaiser Jewelers (BWK) of Louisville, Kentucky, and could be purchased privately in conjunction with the yearly derby; Elizabeth Arden purchased one for herself in 1947 and in 1954, had it engraved and gave it to her niece, Patricia Young, for Christmas, it has an applied horseshoe on the side, and is engraved “MAY 3, 1947/JET PILOT/ELIZABETH N. GRAHAM OWNER,” and “CHRISTMAS 1954,” the base engraved “OFFICIAL KENTUCKY DERBY MINT JULEP CUP B.W.K. 14K SOLID GOLD.,” ht. 4 1/4 in., wt. approx. 7.1 oz. Provenance: Descended through the family of Elizabeth Arden. From Elizabeth Arden to Arden’s niece Patricia Young in October, 1966, then to the consignor, the grandson of Elizabeth Arden’s brother, in September of 1999. Note: The Kentucky Derby gold winner’s trophy is believed to be the only solid gold trophy awarded annually to the winner of a major American sporting event. It has been given annually since 1924, which was the “Golden Anniversary” of the Derby. The trophy offered here was presented to Elizabeth Arden, the notable cosmetics firm owner who was known in horse racing circles as Elizabeth Graham, on May 3rd, 1947, when her winning horse Jet Pilot, racing under her Maine Chance Farm colors, broke from post position thirteen and took the lead, maintaining it to victory, beating the favorite Phalanx who placed second, and Faultless who took third. Jet Pilot’s jockey was Eric Guerin, and his trainer was Tom Smith, best known as the trainer of the renowned Seabiscuit. The win margin of the race was a head in 2:06 4/5. Coverage of the 1947 Kentucky Derby can be viewed on the internet at www.youtube.com. $60,000-80,000


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224. Silver Creamer, Thomas Knox Emery, Boston, c. 1805, helmetshape body on a circular trumpet-shape pedestal on square base; high-loop reeded strap handle tapering to end, engraved oval under the spout with engraved inscription “DW to BW,” maker’s stamp on underside of handle top, (minor wear), ht. 7 1/8 in., approx. 8 troy oz. $200-250 225. Silver Teapot, by Daniel Duprey, Jr., Philadelphia, c. 1790, the teapot with urn-shaped body on trumpet-shape pedestal and square base, seamed S-curved spout with beading; C-curved silver handle with mother-of-pearl heat stops, pierced gallery and beading around the rim and beading around finial, shoulder, and around the bottom of the pedestal, the loose cover with cast pineapple finial on five splayed leaves on incurved neck, stamped “D.Dupuy” twice on underside of base, the initials “HH” for Henry Harrison, engraved in script on one side in a leafy medallion, with a bowknotted festoon above and crossed wheat stalks below, (handle replaced, minor wear), ht. 11 in., approx. 26 troy oz. Note: A photocopy of a personal letter written by Henry Harrison of Philadelphia, and dated July 31, 1818, accompanies the teapot. $2,000-3,000 226. Silver Creamer, Philadelphia, c. 1790, helmet-shape body on a circular trumpet-shape pedestal on square base; high-loop molded strap handle with leafy sprig at the top, with beaded rim and upper edge of pedestal, the sides engraved with bowknots and festoons, the base corners with flower sprigs, (imperfections), ht. 7 3/8 in., approx. 6 troy oz. $800-1,200

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227. Nine Assorted Coin Silver Spoons, Massachusetts, 19th century, including several made by Newburyport, Massachusetts, silversmiths: a pair of teaspoons by William Moulton IV (c. 17721861), two tablespoons by A.F. Towle & Son (1873-1902), a serving spoon by Towle & Jones (c. 1857), a serving spoon with bright-cut decoration by William P. Jones (c. 1850); three spoons by Boston makers: a teaspoon and a tablespoon by Lowes, Ball & Co. (Boston, c. 1845), and a sugar shell by Pear & Bacall (c. 1850), (crack on bowl), each with maker’s marks on handles, approx. 7 troy oz. $400-600 228. Seven Coin Silver Tablespoons, Daniel Noyes Doyle (17751841), Newburyport, Massachusetts, and Maine, with downturned fiddle handles, six bearing the touchmark of Daniel Noyes Doyle, one with indistinct maker’s mark, all monogrammed, approx. 6 troy oz. $150-200 229. Five Coin Silver Serving Spoons, Newburyport, Massachusetts, 19th century, including three serving spoons by Towle & Jones (working 1857-1873), and two by Joseph Moulton, IV (working 1849-1860), all monogrammed and with maker’s marks on handles, approx. 8 troy oz. $150-200 230. Fifteen Assorted Coin Silver Spoons, Massachusetts, 19th century, including several made by Newburyport, Massachusetts silversmiths: six teaspoons and a sugar shell by A.F. Towle & Son (1873-1902), six teaspoons by Towle & Jones (c. 1857); a teaspoon marked “TT,” and small ladle by Jones, Ball & Poor (Boston, c. 1840), all monogrammed and with maker’s marks on handles, (imperfections), approx. 8 troy oz. $200-300


233. Assembled Group of Chinese Export Porcelain Tableware, 19th century, including thirty-seven Rose Medallion items: a cylindrical teapot, twelve teacups, fourteen saucers, and ten luncheon plates; together with six Rose Mandarin demitasse cups and one saucer, forty-four pieces total, (imperfections), ht. 1-5 3/8, dia. 5-8 in. $300-500 234. Chinese Export Porcelain Warming Plate, 19th century, the plate decorated with figures in a courtyard, the rim ornamented with dragons and flowers, dia. 11 in. $200-250

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235. Chinese Export Porcelain Celadon Teapot and Oval Platter, late 19th century, the teapot decorated with flowers, birds, and butterflies, the platter with court figures, (platter with enamel wear), teapot ht. 7 1/4, platter dia. 14 in. $300-400

231. Chinese Export Porcelain Oval Platter, early 19th century, made for the English market, centered with a sepia depiction of a manor and grounds in a round reserve, surrounded by blue enamel geometric designs and flower blossoms, rim borders with gilt star spangles on blue, flower sprigs, and blossoms, (minor wear), dia. 14 1/2 in. $800-1,200

236. Twenty-three Rose Mandarin Porcelain Table Items, China, 19th century, including six dinner plates, four soup plates, eleven dessert plates, and two covered bouillon bowls, (imperfections), dia. 7-9 1/2 in. $400-600

232. Eight Chinese Export Porcelain Items, 19th century, including two Rose Mandarin dinner plates with 100 Antiques border, a luncheon plate decorated with flowers, fruit, and insects, the rim with a border of bats and flowers with oval cartouches containing birds and flowers and a monogram, two small covered milk pitchers decorated with flower sprigs, a covered sugar bowl decorated with court figures in orange with 100 Antiques border, a pair of blue Fitzhugh pattern syllabub cups with covers, (imperfections), ht. 3 1/2-5 1/4; dia. 9 7/8, 8 in. $500-700

237. Wool Crewel-work on Linen Coverlet, stitched and dated “EB 86” and inscribed “Elizabeth Barnes Brooks 1786,” Burlington Center, Connecticut, the coverlet stitched with colored wool yarns in designs of floral sprigs, pinwheels, and sprays, with zigzag and undulating borders, with scalloped edges trimmed with cotton tassels, (imperfections), approx. 82 x 84 in. with corners cut for a four poster bed; accompanied by a small white on white cotton floral embroidered tablecloth square worked by Sarah’s daughter Celestia, signed and dated by the maker in the central reserve, “Celestia Brooks Burlington Aug. 1830,” 27 x 27 in. Provenance: Family descent. Note: Elizabeth Barnes (1761-1856) was the wife of Chauncey Brooks (1765-1821), they married October 2, 1785, and resided in Burlington Center, Connecticut, and together had ten children. Elizabeth died in 1856 at Clover Dale, her son’s home near Baltimore, Maryland. $2,500-4,500 238. Crewel Embroidered Linen Bedspread, America, central design with radiating flowers, leaves, and fruit in multicolored wool yarns on linen and applied to a natural woven linen ground, (scattered repair stitches, minor background stains), 79 x 49 in. $800-1,200 239. Silk Raised-work Floral Picture, England or Continental, 17th century, silk and metallic threads on wire depicting flowers and fruit issuing from a basket and a butterfly hovering nearby, on a silk ground with gold metallic thread scalloped border, (minor imperfections), 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. $800-1,200

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241. Needlework Adam and Eve Sampler, “Mary Bagshaw Aged 13 July 18 1793,” England, executed in silk threads on a linen ground with bands of a variety of motifs including Adam and Eve, sun and moon, human and animal figures, flowers, houses, the Vesta Temple, flowers, angels, “A King’s Crown,” and two pious verses, (minor toning and fading), 21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. $800-1,200 242. Embroidered Wool, Silk, and Cotton Needlework Roll-Up or Huswif, America, 1836, long rectangular roll-up with five pockets composed of black wool fabric with silk thread embroidered eagle, flower, and heart motifs, bound with red and yellow silk, lined with floral printed cotton, the date 1836 stitched under one flap at the bottom, (some wear and fiber losses primarily to silk binding), wd. 4 3/4, lg. 29 in.

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240. Needlework Band Pattern Sampler, “Sarah Baker 1664,” worked in polychrome silk threads in predominantly green, blue, yellow, red, and pink in a range of stitches incorporating intricate bands of delicately embroidered flowers, leaves, and acorns, over two bands of alphabets and upper case inscription “SARAH BAKER 1664” on a natural linen ground, 31 3/4 x 7 1/4 in., mounted in a later molded wood frame. Note: This sampler is believed to have been stitched by Sarah Baker who was born April 24, 1650, in Roxbury, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Thomas (1608-1684) and Elizabeth Baker. Sarah married Sebas Jackson on April 16, 1671. Sebas was born in 1642 at sea to Edward and Frances Jackson on their way to America from England. Sebas’ father amassed a substantial fortune as a nail maker, and over some time became the largest landowner in Newton, Massachusetts. He gave his son Sebas 150 acres in Newton and built him a house. Sebas and Sarah had six children and when Sebas died at the age of 48 in 1690, Sarah remained in the homestead with five of her six children. Sarah died in 1726. Over the years the homestead remained in the family until it was donated to the City of Newton and is now the home of the Newton History Museum. Literature: A similar sampler is portrayed in Betty Ring’s book Girlhood Embroidery: American Samplers, Pictorial Needlework 1650-1850, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993, Vol. 1, p. 29. The sampler was stitched by Mary Hollingsworth (1652-1694) of Salem, Massachusetts. Ring writes that Mary “was the only child of a wealthy Salem merchant, and she is said to have studied with ‘Madame Piedmonte... a celebrated instructress of that day in Boston.’” Because of the similarities between these samplers, it is possible that Sarah Baker studied with the same schoolmistress. $6,000-8,000

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243. Needlework Sampler and Pieced Cotton Friendship Quilt, America, 19th century, the sampler wrought by Hannah Leeds in 1824 when she was twelve years old, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with a pious verse encircled by flowers, birds, and baskets of fruit above a house flanked by trees and surrounded by a strawberry vine, (light toning and stains), 17 3/4 x 19 in., in a mahogany veneer frame; accompanied by a pieced printed calico cotton geometric pattern friendship quilt, stitched in part and signed and dated on one square in ink by Hannah Leeds in 1856, (two tears, minor stains), 84 x 95 in. Provenance: By family descent. $800-1,200 244. Needlework Sampler, “Wrought By Ruth Torrey in 1805,” East Whitman, Massachusetts, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets above a house with ell addition over a panel with trees and potted flowers, enclosed in a scrolled flowering vine, (minor imperfections), 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame.

246. Two Calligraphic Works on Paper, America, early 19th century, ink and watercolor on thin card, the first depicting a soldier on horseback within a leafy wreath, over the inscription “Executed With The Pen By Geo. W.E. Ellis,” the second is a “Penmanship” instruction advertising card executed by the same gentleman, with a rendering of an eagle grasping pens in its talons and a banner in its beak inscribed “Writing is the World’s Messenger” over the inscription “Plain and Ornamental Taught By Geo. W.E. Ellis/Writing is the soul of commerce, the mefsenger of thought, the picture of the past & regulator of the future.,” (toning, stains, minor edge losses, tear to soldier u.c. edge), both 14 x 18 in., in a molded wood frame. $400-600 247. Red-painted Pine and Maple Tavern Table, Rhode Island, late 18th century, overhanging rectangular top on splayed molded Marlborough legs joined by a straight apron, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 26, wd. 40, dp. 27 in. Provenance: Horace Porter, Windsor, Connecticut, 1958; The Collection of Marguerite and Arthur Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut, Christie’s, January 18, 2008, lot 539. $3,000-5,000

Note: According to two notes affixed to the reverse of the sampler, Ruth Torrey was the daughter of Josiah Torrey, Jr., and Ruth (Reed). Josiah and Ruth were married March 20th, 1783 according to Abington, Massachusetts, vital records, and Ruth was born in July of 1794. It is believed that it is the Torrey house that is depicted on the sampler. The house was located in what is now East Whitman, Massachusetts, and was recorded as still standing in 1951. $800-1,200

248. Walnut One-Drawer Stand, probably Pennsylvania, c. 1790, on square molded splayed legs, replaced pull, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, wd. 19 3/4, dp. 18 in. $600-800

245. Calligraphic Exercise with Stag, America, late 19th century, pen and ink on thin card, with applied stamp with a photographic image of a gentleman, possibly the penman, (minor imperfections), 14 x 19 in., in a molded gilt and grain-painted wood frame. $400-600

249. Red-painted Pine Lift-top Chest over Two Drawers, New England, second half 18th century, the top opens to a deep well, above two thumb-molded drawers, on cut-out base, original paint, (imperfections and paint wear), ht. 43, wd. 37 3/4, dp. 18 1/4 in. $700-900


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250. Small Green-painted Six-Board Pine Chest, America, 19th century, with interior till, old surface, ht. 13, wd. 20, dp. 9 in. $600-800 251. Set of Four Pine, Maple, and Hickory Painted Bow-back Bamboo-turned Windsor Side Chairs, probably Philadelphia or Delaware, c. 1810, the carved seats centering painted patera, old surface, ht. 37 3/4, seat ht. 18 1/2 in.

254. Attributed to Jacob Eicholtz (American, 1776-1842) Portrait of a Small Boy with a Cane. Unsigned. Oil on panel, c. 1810, depicting the boy in three-quarter length, wearing a dark blue jacket and trousers, red vest, and white shirt with ruffled collar, 7 1/2 x 6 in., in original molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch. Provenance: Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Chip Myers, Cherry Valley, New York. $2,500-3,500

Provenance: Clark Garrett, Fairhaven, Ohio; Private New York Collector; Wayne Pratt, Woodbury, Connecticut. Literature: For closely related examples see American Windsor Chairs by Nancy Goyne Evans, (New York, 1996), p. 104, no. 351, p. 106, no. 3-55 and p. 175, no. 4-28. Also see The Book of American Windsor Furniture by John Kassey, (University of Massachusetts, 1998), p. 66, no. 64 and p. 68, no. 66. $3,000-5,000 252. Pair of Green Paint Decorated Bamboo-turned Windsor Side Chairs, possibly Cape Cod, early 19th century, the crestings with panels of grapevines, some very old repaint, ht. 35, seat ht. 17 in. $400-600 253. Green-painted Sack-back Windsor Armchair, New England, late 18th century, with delicately turned arm supports and scrolling knuckle-carved handholds above a carved seat and splayed legs, green paint over earlier coat, (imperfections), ht. 36, seat ht. 16 1/4 in. $400-600 254


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255. Federal Paint Decorated One-Drawer Stand, New England, early 19th century, with square puce faux-marble-painted top, on square tapering legs with medial shelf and drawer painted to resemble mahogany, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 29 1/4, wd. 19 1/2, dp. 19 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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256. Red-painted Pine Taper-leg Tap Table, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular overhanging top with rounded corners above a straight apron joining four tapering legs, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 26 1/2, wd. 24 1/2, lg. 31 in. $400-600


257. Paint Decorated Dressing Table, probably central New England, c. 1830, the scrolled backboard above a box containing two drawers on turned ball feet, all on projecting top with single drawer and vase and ring-turned legs, painted with compotes of fruit with floral and foliate devices, old replaced pulls, (imperfections and paint wear), overall ht. 41, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 16 1/2 in. $800-1,200

258. Set of Seven Classical Fancy Chairs, Worcester, Massachusetts, c. 1820, the outward flaring tablets centering grapevine devices flanked by eight-point stars, over ballon seats and vase and ringturned legs, allover faux rosewood grained surface with green and yellow painted designs, one chair impressed with the name “SMITH KENDALL” on the back seat rail, (paint wear and imperfections), ht. 33, seat ht. 18 in. Note: Smith Kendall was the primary fancy painter at the Worcester Chair Factory, owned by Henry W. Miller, his brotherin-law, in the 1820s. Kendall died in Worcester in 1877.

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Literature: For more information on Smith Kendall, see Windsorchair Making in America: From Craft Shop to Consumer by Nancy Goyne Evans, University of New England Press, 2006, p. 7. $1,000-1,500

259. Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1850, the man reportedly a Berkshire, Massachusetts, area physician, 33 1/2 x 27 1/2 in., in a period mahogany veneer ogee frame. Condition: Relined, minor retouch. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $6,000-8,000

260. Yellow-painted Pine Shaker Freestanding Cupboard and Chest of Drawers, probably Enfield, New Hampshire, c. 1840, ht. 79, wd. 38, dp. 16 1/2 in. Provenance: Sold by the Shakers in 1923 for twenty dollars (a photocopy of the 1923 receipt is available); Dr. and Mrs. Charles Upton; Graham Duncan, Ithaca, New York; Richard Smith Axtell, Deposit, New York. Literature: For a cupboard similar in form, construction, and color, see Shaker Life, Work and Art, by June Sprigg and David Larkin, p. 139. In addition, the similar example referenced by the Andrews, and mentioned below, is pictured in their book Shaker Furniture, plate 24. Note: Edward Deming Andrews and Faith Andrews called a piece similar to this form a “sill cupboard.” This one has a rare half-moon cut-out to the shelf inside the door, which would have perfectly allowed for storage of an odd-shaped “Brethren’s hat,” leading to the impression that this cupboard might have originally been in the Brethren’s House in Enfield. $4,000-6,000

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266. Mochaware Bowl, Britain, early 19th century, hemispherical bowl with green reeded rim band over blue, ocher, brown, and white slip marbling, (repaired), ht. 4 1/8, dia. 9 3/8 in. $1,000-1,500 267. Mochaware Quart Mug, Britain, late 19th century, the mug with bands of brown, rust, and blue, (hairlines), ht. 6 in. $700-900 268. Mochaware Pitcher, Britain, 19th century, baluster form with blue rim band above blue, rust, brown, and white slip marbling, the handle with foliate terminals, (repairs), ht. 6 7/8 in. $800-1,000

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261. Blue-painted Pine Spoon Rack, America, late 18th/early 19th century, three-tier rack, the arched backboard pierced for hanging, shaped apron with incised initials “EO,” original blue paint, ht. 11 3/4, wd. 12 1/2, dp. 7 in. $2,000-3,500

270. Mochaware Quart Mug, Britain, late 18th/early 19th century, the mug with green reeded rim band over brown, white, and rust slip marbling, the handle with foliate terminals, (repaired), ht. 6 in. $1,200-1,500

262. Four Miniature Wooden Items, America, late 19th to 20th century, including two barrels, a bucket, and a green-painted stave and hoop-constructed tub marked “W.M.S. TOWER & CO SO HINGHAM MASS.,” ht. 2 1/8-4 1/4 in. $300-500

271. Mochaware Bowl, Britain, early 19th century, pearlware hemispherical bowl with bands of brown, rust, and ocher and dendritic “trees,” (cracks, chips), ht. 3 1/2, dia. 7 in. $400-600

263. Diminutive Black-painted Pewter Dresser, New England, late 18th century, in two sections: the top section with molded cornice and three grooved shelves, the center shelf cut for spoons, mortised into projecting lower section with stretcher base, old black paint over earlier red, (imperfections and minor restorations), ht. 73 1/2, wd. 45 3/4, dp. 13 3/4 in. $700-900 264. Mochaware Jug with Earthworm Slip Decoration, Britain, early 19th century, barrel-form jug with bands of rust and brown, brown and white slip looping earthworm bands, and medial wavy rust band, the handle with leaf terminals, (cracks), ht. 7 3/8 in. $2,000-2,500 265. Mochaware Coffeepot, Britain, early 19th century, acorn finial atop domed cover on baluster-form pot, with bands of blue and white and thin bands of engine-turned geometric patterns of inlaid black on white, (imperfections), ht. 10 in. $800-1,000

272. Half Pint Mochaware Mug, Britain, early 19th century, the mug with gray-blue and black stripes, the handle with leaf terminals, (repaired), ht. 3 3/4 in. $300-500 273. Mochaware Pint Mug with Earthworm Slip Decoration, Britain, early 19th century, banded in black, blue, and orange, with looping blue, black, and white earthworm decoration, the handle with leaf terminals, (repaired), ht. 4 7/8 in. $1,000-1,500 274. Small Mochaware Pitcher, Britain, late 18th century, with green reeded rim band over brown, rust, and white slip combed decoration, entwined strap handle with foliate terminals, (repaired), ht. 3 3/8 in. $400-600 275. Small Mochaware Bowl, Britain, early 19th century, hemispherical bowl with reeded green rim band, (base repaired), ht. 2 3/4, dia. 5 7/8 in. $700-900


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276. Small Mochaware Pitcher, Britain, late 18th century, balusterform, banded in brown and black with engine-turned geometric pattern in brown slip on the white field, the handles with leaf terminals, (minor spout hairline and chip), ht. 5 7/8 in. $1,000-1,500

277. Nine Blue and White Transfer Decorated Staffordshire Pottery Plates, England, early 19th century, including three by Clewes: a “States” dinner plate, “View of Pittsfield, Mass.” dinner plate, and “Landing of General LaFayette” dessert plate; “Commodore MacDonnough’s Victory” and “Boston State House” dinner plates by Enoch Wood & Sons, “The Dam and Waterworks, Philadelphia” dinner plate; a “Quadrupeds” dinner plate and two luncheon plates by Hall; (imperfections), dia. 6 3/4-10 1/2 in. $700-900


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278. Assorted Flow Blue Ceramic Tableware Items, England, c. mid-19th century, including the “Manilla” pattern, most made by Podmore, Walker & Company, Tunstall: eight 8 1/2 in. dia. plates, twelve 6 3/4 in. dia. plates, eleven handle-less cups, nine saucers, a teapot, creamer, covered sugar bowl, and a platter; the “Tonquin” pattern by W. Adams & Sons: six soup plates, twelve saucers, ten cup plates, and four oblong serving dishes; the “Hong Kong” pattern: three shallow serving bowls, medium and small platters, two deep oblong serving dishes, two covered footed serving bowls, a covered sauce dish with ladle, and a covered butter dish with drainer, eleven dinner plates in the “Shell” pattern; two covered toothbrush holders and a pitcher with chinoiserie decoration, and three waste bowls with floral decoration, approximately 104 pieces total, (minor imperfections), ht. 1 3/4-6 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000 279. Transfer Decorated Liverpool Creamware Jug, England, early 19th century, obverse showing a ship flying an American flag, with polychrome highlights, the reverse depicting “Washington in Glory,” with an eagle and figure grieving at Washington’s monument, the monogram “EMD” inscribed in a wreath below the spout, (imperfections), ht. 9 in. $800-1,200 280. Polychrome and Transfer Decorated Liverpool Creamware Mug, England, early 19th century, depicting “An East View of Liverpool Light Houfe & Signals, on Bidfton Hill,” with key below, (old repairs), ht. 6 in. $400-600 281. Pair of Staffordshire Pottery King Charles Spaniels, England, 19th century, (hairlines), ht. 10 3/4 in. $250-350

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282. Fourteen English Pottery Items and a Redware Lion Figure, 19th century, including a spaniel figure with copper luster highlights, a Dalmatian figure, a pitcher, a small canary yellow mug with transfer printed scene of three boys inscribed “A Pledge of Esteem,” a figure of a child in a cradle, a wall pocket flowerpot, a copper luster vase with a chinoiserie scene on one side and a clock face on the reverse, seven blue and white transfer decorated dinner plates, six with English scenes, one with an Italian view, accompanied by a redware lion figure with “coleslaw” mane, (imperfections), ht. 2-7 in. $300-500 283. Rockingham Glazed Yellowware Pottery Spaniel, attributed to Isaac Knowles, East Liverpool, Ohio, 1856-70, (base edge chips), ht. 10 1/8 in. $800-1,200 284. Green Glazed Redware Pitcher, probably Shenandoah Valley area, late 19th century, baluster form with incised medial band, mottled green glaze, (base chips), ht. 7 7/8 in. $2,000-3,000 285. Two Redware Jars, America, early 19th century, ovoid forms with flaring wide mouths and lug handles, both decorated with incised bands and brown manganese splotches, one with a band of incised “S”-shaped designs, (minor surface wear and rim chips), ht. 10 1/4, 10 3/4 in. $600-800 286. Redware Bowl and Bean Pot, America, early 19th century, the bowl with transparent green glaze with orange halos and brown manganese sponge decoration, the handled bean pot with olive green glaze with small orange spots, with a cover, (repaired crack and chips on bowl, glaze losses), ht. 3 1/4, 8 1/2, bowl dia. 8 3/4 in. $400-600


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287. Polychrome Painted Wooden Hoop, America, early 20th century, including stand, overall ht. 36 1/4, dia. 32 1/4 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

290. Wool Hooked and Shirred Floral Rug, America, 19th century, central floral design enclosed in an undulating and zigzag border, mounted on a wooden frame, (minor edge fraying), 31 x 44 in. $3,000-5,000

$200-300 288. Pieced and Appliquéd Wool Quilt with Cats, America, probably early 20th century, the quilt centered with a red square with five appliquéd black cat figures with glass button eyes, three tulips, and a leaf, surrounded by concentric square borders with geometric, capital “T,” and orange peel elements, in assorted woven solid color, patterned, and primarily wool segments, backed with buff-colored woven wool panels, allover quilting in a shell pattern, (minor wear), 81 x 82 in. $3,000-5,000 289. Cotton White-work Trapunto Quilt, America, late 19th century, three-section whole cloth quilt, centered with an urn of flowers motif, surrounded by geometric, grapevine, and undulating feather borders, edged and backed with white cotton, (minor wear), 100 x 86 in. $1,000-1,500

291. Pieced Moon and Stars Wool Quilt, America, late 19th/early 20th century, with four-point stars between thirty-five full circles and ten half circles in primarily shades of blue, black, and brown wool segments, mounted on a wooden frame, (minor repairs and stains), 77 x 48 in. $2,000-3,000 292. Cotton and Wool Hooked Rug with Cat and Dog, America, early 20th century, rectangular rug depicting a cat and dog beside a flower-topped brick wall, mounted on a wood panel, 29 x 47 3/4 in. $800-1,200 293. Wool Hooked Geometric and Figural Rug with Owl Motif, America, early 20th century, centered with an owl perched on a branch in a circle surrounded by a hit-or-miss pattern field, black and red borders with multicolored corner blocks, 29 x 49 in. $300-500


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296. Woven Splint and Rattan Basket, probably Nantucket, late 19th century, deep round basket with high domed center, with splint uprights and sturdy rattan weavers, carved wooden swing handles fastened with copper rivets, the base indistinctly dated “Feb. 25 18-8,� (minor breaks around base), ht. to top of rim 9 5/8, ht. to top of upright handle 16 in. $600-800 297. Green-painted Woven Splint Basket, America, 19th century, round basket with carved swing handle, ht. 8 1/4 in. $300-500


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301. Native American Woven Splint Basket with Vegetable Stamp Floral Decoration, Eastern Woodland tribe, 19th century, tapered round form with carved wooden handles, blue and red floral vegetable stamp designs around rim, alternating bluepainted vertical weavers, ht. to top of handles 6 1/2, dia. 12 in. $300-500

299. Red and Black-painted Woven Splint Basket, probably New England, 19th century, rectangular straight-sided form with carved upright handle, painted red with black rim, (minor breaks and losses), ht. to top of handle 12, wd. 10, lg. 16 1/2 in. $300-500

302. Large Green-painted Woven Splint Covered Basket, New England, early 20th century, with splint handles, ht. 21 1/2 in. $300-500

300. Small Round Woven Splint Basket, America, 19th century, deep round form with two carved handles, the round wooden base fastened with thirty-six small wooden pegs, ht. to top of handles 4 1/8 in. $400-600

303. Nest of Ten Small Woven Splint Baskets, America, late 20th century, round over square baskets, with curlicue points around the rims, each different from the next, with dark and light woven splint patterns, ht. 1-3 in. $800-1,200


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304. Pair of Classical Carved Wooden Architectural Corbels, America, 19th century, with carved scroll and acanthus leaf design, weathered white paint, ht. 12 1/2, wd. 4 5/8, dp. 5 3/4 in. $400-600 305. Painted Wooden Lifeboat Model, America, mid-20th century, including wooden stand, overall ht. 5, lg. 15 1/4 in. $300-500

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306. Carved Cherry Watch Hutch and Watch, 19th century, tall clock form carved from a single piece of wood with arched mirrored pediment and mirrored panel on waist, geometric chipcarved borders, the aperture supporting an oversized pocket watch in a nickel case, the enameled face marked “Pearce Brighton 8 Days,” (lacking finial, loss, repairs), ht. 17 5/8 in. $700-900 307. Carved Pine Telescoping Church Spire Whimsey, America, late 19th century, with a crucifix topping six integral telescoping sections with heart motifs, (minor repairs), ht. 13-31 1/2 in. $800-1,200

$1,000-1,500 311. Turned Wooden Articulated Artist’s Model, 19th century, the figure with ball joints, including stand, overall ht. 30 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $500-700 312. Carved Wooden Gentleman’s Hat Mold, early 20th century, including stand, overall ht. 9 5/8, wd. 10, lg. 11 1/4 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $250-350

308. Carved and Polychrome Painted Trade Sign Figure of a Lady, America, late 19th century, the figure possibly made for a chocolate or candy store, (weathered surface), ht. 22 3/4, wd. 10 1/2 in. $400-600

313. Papier-mâché Shoulder Head Lady Doll, probably Germany, mid-19th century, with molded head, wooden limbs, milliner’s model kid body with painted facial features, dressed in a pink and white cotton dress, white cotton lace-trimmed apron and petticoat and pantalets, green painted-on shoes, ht. 15 in. $400-600


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314. Painted Kid Leather Lady Doll, late 19th century, with kid head, body, and hands, painted eyes, dressed in a brown striped wool and velvet dress, brown wool petticoat, white cotton pantalets, green wool stockings, brown leather boots, including stand, (imperfections), ht. 15 1/2 in. $400-600

318. William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Baby Wearing a White Dress. Unsigned. Oil on artist’s board, depicting the brown-eyed, brown-haired child holding a bunch of cherries, flanked by swagged and tasseled drapery, 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 in., in a period grain-painted frame. Condition: Retouch to portion of one arm and bodice of dress. $7,000-9,000

315. Large Lignum Vitae Mortar and Pestle, New Bedford, Massachusetts, second quarter 19th century, pestle ht. 13 1/2, mortar lg. 17 1/2 in. $400-600 316. Painted Wood and Iron House-form Box, America, 19th century, the box with hinged door opening to a drawer over an empty cavity, ht. 17, wd. 10, dp. 10 1/4 in. $300-500 317. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Husband and Wife. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1840, depicting the woman wearing a black dress with white lace collar and a beaded jet necklace, her husband in a black jacket, vest, and cravat with white shirt and gold watch fob, both seated on red upholstered chairs, with red drapery edged with white lace and gold tassels hanging behind them, 19 x 24 in., unframed. Condition: Tears u.c. and l.l. and a few small paint losses. $8,000-15,000

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319. American or Continental School, 19th Century Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Blue Dress and Beaded Jet Jewelry. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 x 21 in., in a molded wood frame. Condition: Relined, craquelure, minor retouch. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $4,000-6,000

320. Classical Mahogany Lyre Clock, Boston, c. 1830, silvered brass dial with Roman numerals, carved lyre section with wooden panel, the lower box glass with gilt trefoil pendulum aperture on a red ground and black border, molded pediment and acorn drop, eight-day time-only movement with recoil escapement, iron weight and pendulum, (restoration), ht. 41 in. $3,000-5,000

321. Portrait Miniature of Captain Nathaniel Coit Allen, attributed to John Brewster, Jr. (Connecticut and Maine, 1766-1854), c. 1810, watercolor on ivory, the subject identified on the reverse of the frame, oval bust-length portrait of the subject wearing a black coat and white shirt and cravat, 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in., in a lacquered composition frame with gilt brass liner. Condition: Good, subtle edge smudges.

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322. Portrait of a Young Girl Wearing a Coral Necklace and Holding a Red Rose, c. 1815, watercolor on ivory, oval halflength portrait, 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in., in a lacquered composition frame with gilt-brass liner. Condition: Paint loss to right side of hair part. $800-1,200

323. Portrait Miniature of Sarah Carroll Wearing a Black Dress and Holding a Red Rose, 1828, the name of the sitter and date inscribed in ink on a paper label affixed to the reverse: “Sarah Carroll Drawn May 1828 Aged 6 years & 7 months,” watercolor on ivory, half-length figure portrayed in a landscape with flowers, sight size 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in., housed in a black lacquered frame with oval gilt-brass liner. Condition: Two minor small spots of paint loss on dress below arm, some flecks of surface debris. $700-900

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324. Portrait Miniature of a Child Wearing a Pink Dress, c. 1815, watercolor on ivory, oval bust-length portrait of the child with short brown hair and brown eyes, 2 x 1 3/4 in., mounted in a lacquered wood frame with brass liner. Condition: Very good. $600-800 325. Portrait Miniature of a Woman Wearing a Blue Gown, Michaelo Albanesi, 1835, signed and dated l.r., watercolor on ivory, bust-length portrait, 4 x 3 in., in a period molded wooden frame with brass liner. Condition: Minute paint loss l.l. corner. Exhibitions: The Society of the Colonial Dames of America, A Special Exhibition of Portrait Miniatures at the William Hickling Prescott House, Boston, 1995, no. 32. $400-600 326. Two Framed Portrait Miniatures of a Gentleman and a Woman with a Child, the portrait of the gentleman indistinctly identified and dated in inscriptions on the reverse: “Mark Steven Mo——/Painted by W.M. 1824,” watercolor on paper, depicting a bust-length oval profile portrait of the gentleman wearing a blue coat, (toning, small background stains), 3 1/8 x 2 5/8 in., in a period lacquered composition frame with gilt-brass liner; together with a watercolor and gouache on paper oval portrait of a woman with a small child seated on her lap, (toning, laid down onto card), 3 7/8 x 2 1/8 in., in a lacquered wood frame. $200-300

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327. Portrait Miniature of Countess Grignan, after Pierre Mignard (French, 1610-1695), signed “Aubry” c.r., subject identified in embossed gold lettering on partial leather frame under present frame, watercolor on ivory, oval portrait, 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in., in a brass easel frame. Condition: Small paint losses on edges u.c. and c.r. Exhibitions: The Society of the Colonial Dames of America, A Special Exhibition of Portrait Miniatures at the William Hickling Prescott House, Boston, 1995, no. 30. $250-350 328. Portrait Miniature of Eleonora Gonzaga della Rovere, signed “Aubry” c.r., subject identified on a label affixed to the reverse, watercolor on ivory, oval portrait, 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in., in a brass frame. Condition: Small paint losses on edges.

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330. Chippendale Mahogany Veneer and Gilt-gesso Mirror, England or America, late 18th century, (cracks and minor loss to veneer), ht. 32 1/4, wd. 17 1/4 in. $300-500


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331. Chippendale Mahogany Carved Mirror, New England, late 18th century, with scrolled frame, Prince of Wales carved intaglio cresting, and incised liner, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 15 in. Note: A handwritten label on back reads: “This looking glass Stephen Rice gave to Ruth Frances Brigham on her 20 birthday.� $200-400 332. Three Turned Mahogany Flame-Carved Finials, America, late 18th century, overall ht. 11 1/2 in. $300-500

334. Chippendale Carved Cherry Fall-front Desk, probably Connecticut, late 18th century, the lid opens to an interior of nine compartments and five drawers above a case of four thumbmolded graduated drawers with reeded stop-fluted flanking simulated pilasters on tall ogee feet bordered by beaded carved scrolling, old brass bail pulls, (imperfections), ht. 44 1/2, wd. 40, dp. 17 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000 335. Chippendale Cherry Tall Chest of Drawers, New England, late 18th century, the molded cornice above six thumb-molded graduated drawers, on molded bracket base, brasses appear to be original, old refinish, (repairs), ht. 52 1/2, wd. 35 1/2, dp. 15 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500


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336. Molded Copper Cow Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body figure, mounted on a copper rod, weathered verdigris surface with traces of earlier gilding, including stand, overall ht. 23 3/8, lg. 36 1/2 in. $8,000-12,000

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337. Molded Gilt Copper Cow Weather Vane, America, early 20th century, full-body figure mounted on a copper rod, worn gilt surface with traces of verdigris, no stand, (lacking portion of tail and one horn, imperfections), overall ht. 16 1/2, lg. 26 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000


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338. Molded Sheet Copper “Setter� Dog Weather Vane, America, early 20th century, flattened full-body figure with weathered gilt surface, mounted on a copper rod, including stand, overall ht. 16, lg. 33 in. $2,500-3,000

339. Painted Molded Sheet Copper Fish Weather Vane, possibly E.G. Washburne & Co., America, early 20th century, the fullbody figure painted silver with traces of gilt, including stand, overall ht. 10 1/2, lg. 30 in. Literature: A similar example is illustrated in Weather Vanes by Charles Klamkin, Hawthorn Books, 1973, p. 126. $2,000-3,000

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341. Carved and Painted Prancer Carousel Horse, attributed to the Dentzel family, Germantown, Pennsylvania, early 20th century, with inset glass eyes, faceted glass “jewel� on harness, leather and iron stirrups, the majority with original paint, including stand, (tail repaired), ht. 50, lg. 57, overall ht. 53 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000


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342. Cast Iron Baby Cop Doorstop, America, mid-20th century, (minor paint wear), ht. 10 1/2 in. $400-600

348. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Poinsettia Doorstop, America, c. 1930, ht. 10, wd. 4 3/4, dp. 3 in. $400-600

343. Cast Iron Sunbonnet Baby Doorstop, America, early 20th century, the figure wearing a red polka dot dress, ht. 6 1/4 in. $300-500

349. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Huckleberry Finn Doorstop, Littco Foundry (Littlestown Hardware and Foundry Company, Inc.), Littlestown, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, (minor paint wear), ht. 12 1/2, wd. 9 1/4 in. $400-600

344. Black-painted Cast Iron Dolphin Doorstop, America, early 20th century, ht. 12 in. $200-250 345. Painted Cast Iron Monkey on Barrel Doorstop, America, c. 1930, the back of the base inscribed “No. 3 1930 Taylor Cook,” ht. 8 1/2 in. $200-250

350. Nickel and Cast Iron “TAKE THE BULL BY THE HORNS” Perfume Dispenser, Worth-Martin Limited Mfrs., Toronto, early 20th century, wall mounted cast iron dispenser with mirror above cast iron bull’s head with nickel plated horns, nickel “ONE CENT” slot, embossed manufacturer’s mark below head, including stand, (wear to nickel plating), ht. of dispenser 18, overall ht. 20 1/4, wd. 10 1/4, dp. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $300-500

346. Cast Iron Dressing Mirror with Gilt Eagles and Star, America, mid-19th century, the mirror on stand with flowers and leaves in relief, embossed maker’s name “E.R. MANLEY” on crest, ht. 19, wd. 10 3/8 in. $300-500 347. Polychrome-painted Cast Iron Swan Doorstop, America, early 20th century, ht. 7 3/4, wd. 8 1/2 in. $400-600

351. Cast Iron Scottish Terrier Doorstop and Bull Terrier Bookends, America, c. 1930s, the “listing scotties” doorstop probably made by the National Sewing Machine Company or Hubley, the bookends made by Bradley and Hubbard, Meriden, Connecticut, with maker’s marks on bases, ht. 5 3/8, 5 1/4 in. $200-250 352. Painted Cast Iron Garden Gnome or Elf, America, early to mid-20th century, (minor paint wear), ht. 13 1/2 in. $400-600


359. Small Courting Mirror, northern Europe, late 18th century, the molded rectangular frame with reverse-painted glass panels and flower blossom within the shaped crest enclosing a mirror glass, (joinery separation), 13 x 9 1/4 in. $200-250 360. Queen Anne Tiger Maple Carved High Chest of Drawers, probably New Hampshire, late 18th century, the top section of five graduated thumb-molded drawers set into lower section of long drawer above a concave fan-carved long drawer with faux flanking drawers, on valanced and carved skirt joining four cabriole legs with arris knees continuing to pad feet on platforms, some brasses appear to be original, with other old replaced brasses, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 71 1/2, lower case wd. 37 1/2, lower case dp. 19 1/4 in. $6,000-8,000 350

353. Cast-Brass Tree-form Desk Piece with Oak Leaves and Acorns, probably France, late 19th century, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 10 1/4 in. $200-250 354. Black-painted Cast Iron Wall Mounted Lion’s Head, 20th century, ht. 18 1/4, wd. 16 in. $800-1,200 355. Cast Iron Strong Box, America, early 19th century, with brass swing handle, painted black, ht. 4, wd. 8, dp. 4 1/4 in. $150-200 356. Large Mirrored Tin Candle Sconce, America, early 19th century, round concave reflector lined with mirrored glass segments, red-painted tin surround and candleholder, ht. 17 1/4, dia. 15 1/2 in. $600-800 357. Blue-painted Tin Box, “John Cane 185 Fleet St. London,” early 19th century, rectangular box painted light blue with gilt borders, the number “1” painted on the front, embossed maker’s label in the interior, brass swing handles, ht. 9 1/4, wd. 20, dp. 12 3/4 in. $200-400 358. Reverse-painted Glass Courting Mirror in Box, northern Europe, late 18th century, the molded frame enclosing reversepainted glass panels with geometric, floral, and foliate designs, mounted in a wooden box, (minor imperfections), ht. 17 5/8, wd. 13 in. $400-600 360


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361. Chippendale Tiger Maple Chest on Chest, New England, late 18th century, the top section with five thumb-molded graduated drawers set into a lower section of four graduated drawers, all on a bracket base, brasses appear to be original, refinished, ht. 75 1/4, lower case wd. 38 1/2, dp. 18 3/4 in. $6,000-8,000 362. Chippendale Tiger Maple Chest over Two Drawers, New England, early 19th century, the top with applied molded edge opens to a deep well, above two long drawers and shaped bracket base, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 42, wd. 42, dp. 19 1/4 in. $600-800

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363. Queen Anne Birch Fall-front Desk, possibly New Hampshire, last half 18th century, the lid opens to a valanced interior of five drawers and case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers, on short cabriole legs ending in square pad feet joined by a valanced skirt, refinished, old brasses, (imperfections), ht. 43, wd. 33 1/2, dp. 16 1/4 in. $1,800-2,200 364. Chippendale Mahogany Upholstered Camel-back Sofa, New England, c. 1760, refinished, ht. 35, lg. 80, dp. 32 in. Provenance: Garth’s Auctions, Delaware, Ohio, 1975; Richard H. and Shirley A. Miller, Columbus, Ohio; Tom and Nancy Tafuri, Roxbury, Connecticut. $3,000-5,000


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365. Chippendale Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, New England, late 18th century, the lid opens to a stepped interior of drawers and six valanced compartments, on a case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers on scrolled bracket base, old refinish with mellow patina, original brass bail pulls, (imperfections), ht. 41 1/2, wd. 37, dp. 17 1/4 in. Provenance: Descendants of William H. Anderson to the present owner. Note: This desk belonged to William H. Anderson, a prominent lawyer and politician in Lowell, Massachusetts. He most likely inherited it from his father, Francis D. Anderson of Londonderry, New Hampshire, the site of the Anderson farmstead, where William was born on January 12, 1836. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, and later graduated from Yale. He then worked as a private tutor in Natchez, Mississippi. After returning to Massachusetts, he began to study law in the offices of Morse and Stevens of Lowell. After passing the bar in December 1862, he quickly rose to prominence and success in law and politics, and eventually served as director of the Lowell National Bank. (Source: Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical Memoirs Relating to the Families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts by William Richard Cutter, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908.). Also see History of Lowell and Its People, vol. II, by Frederick William Coburn, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1928, pp. 77-78. Note: This desk is sold along with a turned maple and horsehair brush, an engraving of William H. Anderson, and an old framed photograph of the Anderson family farmstead. $1,000-1,500 365


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366. Two Framed Davidson Family Registers, Windham, New Hampshire, early 19th century, the first is a needlework family register worked by Jane Davidson (b. 1808) at 13 years of age in 1821, wrought in silk threads on a linen ground, depicting the vital statistics of Deacon William Davidson (1761-1839), his wife Jane Barnet (1765-1832), and their eight children, over a pious verse and scene with houses and trees flanked by cornucopia issuing flowering vines, (toning, staining), 17 3/4 x 16 1/2 in., in a molded giltwood frame; together with a hand-colored family register printed on wove paper, containing the above statistics of the Davidson family, (toning, stains), 9 x 7 in., in a red-painted molded wood frame; also included are five related early 19th century handwritten notes, three of which pertain to two of William’s daughters’ qualification to teach summer school, one at the Pinkerton Academy, in Derry, New Hampshire. Note: Jane Davidson was the mother of William H. Anderson, former owner of the previous lot. $1,000-1,500

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367. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Card Table, probably eastern Massachusetts, the top with edge of crossbanding and stringing, on conforming base with inlaid panels, crossbanding, stringing, and leafy sprigs, on string-inlaid square double-tapering legs and inlaid cuffs, refinished, (minor repairs), ht. 29 3/4, wd. 35 1/2, dp. 17 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500 368. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Card Table, Massachusetts or Rhode Island, c. 1795, the top with edge of inlaid stringing and crossbanding, on conforming base inlaid with central panel and foliate devices, on double square tapering legs inlaid with urns and descending ovals ending in an icicle, ht. 29, wd. 34, dp. 16 1/2 in. Note: Old handwritten label fixed to inside of base reads: “Table belonging to my grandmother Mary Barrett, Concord, Mass 1899, now the property of Harriet Stickney.” $1,500-2,500


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369. Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Serpentine Sideboard, southern New England, c. 1790, central drawer with two flanking hinged drawers inlaid with stringing and quarter-fans on square tapering legs with stringing and banded cuffs, old brasses, refinished, (minor repairs), ht. 39, wd. 72 3/4, dp. 26 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

370. Sheraton Mahogany “Universal Table,” England, c. 1795, the rectangular top with two leaves that extend from under the top where they are housed, above straight beaded skirt with two drawers, one with covered compartments, all on square tapering legs continuing to brass cap casters, old refinish, ht. 29 1/2, wd. 44 3/4, dp. 36 in. Literature: The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing Book, by Thomas Sheraton, 1791, illustrates as plate 362 and discusses the design for the table, where it is referred to as “A Universal Table.” $2,000-3,000


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371. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tambour Desk, coastal Massachusetts, c. 1810, the top section with hinged door inlaid with a four-point star and stringing, opening to two drawers and two compartments, with flanking tambour doors, set into projecting base with fold-out writing surface, and case of two cockbeaded drawers with borders of stringing and ebony banding, flanked by simulated pilasters continuing to square tapering legs inlaid with bellflowers and stringing, replaced brasses, (imperfections), ht. 43, wd. 36, dp. 18 in. $4,000-6,000

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372. Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Bowfront Chest of Drawers, attributed to John and Thomas Seymour, Boston, probably 1807, the molded top with elliptical front above a case of four cockbeaded graduated drawers, all on flaring bracket, brasses appear to be original, old surface, ht. 32, wd. 40 1/2, dp. 22 in. Note: Early chalk inscription on the backboard appears to read “Doctor (or Deacon) Alden.� Literature: A stylistically very similar bureau was owned by John Quincy Adams, and is discussed in The Furniture Masterworks of John & Thomas Seymour, by Robert Mussey, catalogue entry 51, pp. 236-7. $1,000-1,500


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373. Pair of Federal Upholstered Carved Mahogany Settees, probably New England, c. 1795-1800, the arched backs continuing to shaped arms on square molded tapering frontal legs and slightly raked rear legs, (minor repairs), ht. 34, wd. 45 1/2, dp. 27, seat ht. without cushion 16 in. $8,000-12,000

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374. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Chest of Four Drawers, southern New England, c. 1800, the top with inlaid stringing, crossbanding, and edge of geometric banding above a case of drawers inlaid with stringing, flanked by projecting reeded quarter-engaged posts, continuing to string-inlaid tapering legs, all joined by an inlaid valanced skirt, old refinish, brass pulls appear to be original, ht. 37, wd. 42, dp. 19 in. $800-1,200


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375. Chinese Export Lacquer Sewing Table, first half 19th century, the hinged top opening to a compartmented interior, on lyreform supports and gilded paw feet, (minor imperfections), ht. 27, wd. 25, dp. 17 in. $1,500-2,000 376. (Chinese Export Armorial Porcelain), Illustrations of Armorial China, London, privately printed, 1887, twenty-four chromolithograph illustrations by William Griggs depicting a variety of porcelain tablewares with various arms and crests, one of 100 copies printed, cloth covers, half vellum binding, pages with gilt edges, small folio, (very minor spotting and toning, front hinge broken, corners bumped). $1,200-1,800 377. Large Rose Medallion Porcelain Punch Bowl, China, 19th century, the figural and floral panels on a diamond diaper ground, (minor enamel and gilt wear), ht. 6 5/8, dia. 15 3/4 in. $1,200-1,800

378. Large Rose Medallion Porcelain Punch Bowl, China, 19th century, (minor rim chips), ht. 6 1/2, dia. 16 3/4 in. $1,200-1,800 379. Rose Medallion Porcelain Punch Bowl, China, 19th century, (minor enamel and gilt wear), ht. 5 3/4, dia. 14 1/2 in. $1,200-1,800 379A. Pair of Cloisonne Prickets, China, late 19th century, stylized lotus meanders on a turquoise ground, signed Lao Tien Li Chih on the base, ht. 17 1/2 in. $500-700 380. Eight Canton Porcelain Hot Water Plates, China, 19th century, octagonal form, dia. 10 1/8 in. $2,000-3,000


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381. Three Chinese Export Porcelain Items, early 19th century, including a tea bowl decorated with a sepia spreadwing eagle with American shield; a demitasse cup with spreadwing eagle and flower sprig in a shield; and a cream jug with blue underglaze rim and leaf handle terminals, enamel decorated with a ship above a shield with “M” monogram over the phrase “JUST IN TIME,” ht. 1 3/4, 2 3/8, 4 1/2 in. $300-500 382. Chinese Export Porcelain Mug, early 19th century, the mug with applied entwined reeded handles with leaf terminals, the rim with gilt diaper and floral garland borders, “David Mitchell” inscribed in a round reserve, ht. 5 1/4 in. $300-500 383. Blue Fitzhugh Pattern Oval Covered Porcelain Tureen, China, 19th century, ht. 9 in. $600-800 384. Canton Reticulated Oval Porcelain Fruit Bowl and Undertray, China, 19th century, ht. 5, dia. 11 in. $400-600 385. Imari Decorated Porcelain Bowl and a Pair of Japanese Fishform Porcelain Plates, late 19th and 20th century, (bowl with hairline), bowl ht. 3 3/4, fish plate lg. 11 in. $200-400 385A. Coromandel Screen, China, 18th century, K’ang Hsi period date 1713, polychrome lacquer on a black ground with carved details, one side with decoration of the arrival of Hsi Wang Mu at her palace, the reverse with calligraphy, borders of the 100 Antiques, 140 x 96 in. $6,000-8,000

386. Twenty-one Assorted Colorless Blown Wine Glasses, America, early 19th century, two with cut flutes, one with vesica cuts, two with engraved flowers, one with gilt floral decoration, ht. 2 3/4-5 1/4 in. $300-500

387. Colorless Blown Stiegel-type Covered Flip Glass, America, early 19th century, with wheel-engraved basket of flowers and stylized flower blossoms, leaf border on lid with applied teardrop finial, (finial chips), ht. 10 1/2 in. $300-500

388. Free-blown Footed Glass Covered Sugar Bowl, 19th century, made of opalescent white glass with applied cobalt blue rim band and cover knop, (chips on knop tip), ht. 6 7/8 in. $300-500

389. Pair of Amethyst Pressed Glass Tulip Vases, Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1845-65, the vases with eight panels on the top and the base, ht. 10 1/8 in. $600-800

390. Pair of Hexagonal Apple Green Blown and Cut Glass Candlesticks, 20th century, the shafts with hollow center, star-cut base, (minor chip on one), ht. 10 3/4 in. $300-500


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391. Matthew Harris Jouett (Kentucky, 1788-1827) Portrait of Joseph Archibald Logan, Aged Eight. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, painted c. 1824, the young man holds a bow and arrow and is standing in an outdoor setting presumed to be the rolling hills of Woodford County (Versailles), Kentucky, his home, 33 x 28 in., in original gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined onto Masonite, scattered retouch, some inpainting, frame has some losses. Provenance: The sitter’s sister, Margaret C. Logan, also of Woodford County, Kentucky, gave this painting to her dear friend. It has stayed in that friend’s family until now.

392. Chippendale Carved Walnut Upholstered Easy Chair, with shaped arms and outward-scrolling handholds, on frontal cabriole legs with scrolled knee returns, shell and bellflower knees ending in claw-and-ball feet, and rear cabriole legs, (repairs), ht. 45, seat ht. with cushion 19 in. $7,000-9,000 393. Group of Assorted 18th Century Brass Hardware, England, including twenty handle plates, three with chased decoration, nine escutcheons, four V-shaped embossed scrolled foliate gilt-brass spandrels, four nuts, wd. 2 7/8-4 1/4 in. $300-500

Exhibitions: The University of Kentucky, at an exhibition to commemorate the work of the artist, in the late 1970s; Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, Matthew Harris Jouett: Portraitist of the Ante-Bellum South, 1980, to commemorate the work of Matthew Harris Jouett and the bicentennial of the university. This work is illustrated in the catalogue of the exhibition, p. 47. Note: Matthew Harris Jouett, who was born in what is now Mercer County, Kentucky, has long been regarded as the most noted portrait painter in the ante-bellum South. After studying at Transylvania University, he spent four months in 1816 studying with Gilbert Stuart in Boston. This painting exhibits the same painterly soft-edged style and the floral flesh tones that can be seen in Gilbert Stuart’s work. Much admired by his mentor, Jouett returned to the South where he painted 300 portraits, very few with a landscape. $10,000-15,000

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394. Attributed to Chester Harding (American, 1792-1866), After Gilbert Stuart Portrait of George Washington. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 17 x 13 1/4 in., in a period molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Minor retouch on upper and left edges. $3,000-5,000 395. Carved and Painted Walnut Figure of William Penn, by the Reverend Robert Smith Grier, signed and dated on the bottom of the base by the carver “Cut by Rev’d R.S. Grier March, 1853,” and also signed in two additional places on the base, the figure and base with applied gold paint, ht. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: By direct descent through the family from Robert Smith Grier to the present owner. Note: The following research conducted by Ruth Richards in her history of Emmitsburg Presbyterian Church, Michael Hillman, the director of the Emmitsburg Area Historical Society, and the consignor, expands our knowledge about the figure and its maker: “Rev. Robert Grier was born in 1790 and died in 1865. He was born at Brandywine Manor, Chester County, PA, the son of the Presbyterian minister, Rev. Nathan Grier and Susanna Smith Grier. Rev. Nathan Grier’s parents had emigrated from Northern Ireland. Robert Grier attended Brandywine Academy and graduated from Dickinson College in 1809. He studied theology under the instruction of his father, was licensed to preach in 1812 and installed as the pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Tom’s Creek, MD, in April 1814... The church was moved in 1839 to Emmitsburg where the present church, built in 1904 following a fire, still stands. Rev. Grier served as the pastor of this church from 1814 until his death in 1865. A memorial pamphlet on the history of the Emmitsburg Presbyterian Church, published in 1875, mentions Reverend Robert Grier’s wood carving talents.” “He possessed a peculiar talent for carving in wood which afforded him pleasant recreation. Specimens of his skill in this department of the fine arts were liberally distributed among friends and parishioners. They include canes, fantastically ornamented; miniature spread eagles, horses and other animals and comic distortions. These serve as pleasant memories of a genius which, with proper direction and culture, might possibly have produced some great works of art.”

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Although Rev. Grier carved (or “cut” as he said) many eagles and canes, he only carved one statue of William Penn. “Dr. Grier had two heroes of religious significance, William Penn and George Calvert, the Catholic convert, both of whom obtained grants of vast size for colonies, which they insisted would be open to all faiths without fear or favor. So, Dr. Grier (thus the tradition) carved little statues of both his heroes.” The following quotation about Rev. Grier may explain why the anti-slavery Quaker, William Penn, was a hero to him. “As an illustration of his [Rev. Grier’s] intrepid fidelity, it may be mentioned that years before the system of slavery appeared to the eye of the nation as it now appears, and although he resided in a state where the system was legalized, he openly opposed it as a crime against God and man, and vindicated all proper measure to deliver the slave from bondage...The carvings of Rev. Robert S. Grier are unique in that he never sold one of them. “He bestowed them… the only way to get one was by gift of the carver or to buy one from a friend or relative to whom the Doctor has presented one.” Literature: “William Penn and George Calvert: Two Historically Important Figural Carvings by Dr Robert S. Grier Located as the Result of Original Spinning Wheel Research,” The Spinning Wheel, October, 1952, pp. 12-13. $4,000-6,000

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397. Polychrome Painted Wooden Masonic Wall Plaque, America, 19th century, shield-shaped pine panel with applied molding painted red, white, and blue, adorned with numerous carved wooden symbols of Masonic iconography including the All-Seeing Eye, symbol of watchfulness and the supreme Being; large letter “G” for geometry or God, the ladder of Faith, Hope, and Charity, two columns representing the two columns of King Solomon’s temple, an anchor and ark for hope, three candles representing the sun, moon, and the Worshipful Master of the Lodge, a pot of incense, an emblem of a pure heart; also sun, moon, stars, shooting star, and many others, the bottom edge with applied letters “A.L. 5871/D. MORRILL,” ht. 33 3/4, wd. 28 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 398. Carved Walnut Masonic Wall Shelf, attributed to John Haley Bellamy (1836-1914), Maine, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Boston, late 19th century, the shelf with numerous pierced and carved Masonic symbols, (losses), ht. 18 1/4, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 6 in. $400-600 396

399. Folk Carved Maple Walking Stick with Masonic Symbols, America, late 19th century, inscribed “C.H. Henson,” the surface relief carved with numerous examples of Masonic symbolism, including stand, overall ht. 37 1/2 in. $400-600 400. Framed Master Mason Masonic Certificate on Vellum, New York, 1809, the certificate affirming the status of Richard Hitchings as a Master Mason, from the Morton Lodge No. 20, New York City, dated August 12, 5809 (1809), with silk ribbon and impressed wax seal, 9 3/4 x 11 in. Note: A genealogy is affixed to the reverse, it relates that Richard Hitchins was born in Cornwall, England in 1777, and married the widow Mary Gates in New York in 1804. Richard died in Canada on February 18, 1845, and is buried with a Masonic emblem on his tombstone. $300-500

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396. Cased Ambrotype of a Union Civil War Soldier with Musket and Two Photographs, c. 1864, including a quarter-plate ambrotype depicting Union soldier Nathan Hill with his musket at his side, with two later photographs of Hill, one showing him wearing his Grand Army of the Republic membership medal, with the name of a Northfield, Vermont, photography studio printed on the bottom, and a photograph showing Hill and his wife in later years; accompanied by the musket held by Hill in the ambrotype, a British percussion musket, marked 1863 over “TOWER” forward of the hammer ramp, with blade front sight, three iron barrel bands, iron ramrod, two sling swivels, brass triggerguard, nosecap, and buttplate, English walnut fullstock with impressed Birmingham Small Arms Trade mark and inscribed with the names and dates of several Hill family members, overall lg. 55 in. $800-1,200

401. Carved Wooden Patriotic American Eagle Plaque, late 19th/early 20th century, spreadwing figure perched on an American shield with canon, ht. 23, wd. 40 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000 402. Carved, Gilded, and Painted Wooden Federal Eagle Wall Plaque, attributed to the Artistic Carving Co., Boston, c. 1945, the spreadwing eagle holding a blue-painted banner inscribed “LIVE AND LET LIVE,” its talons clutching an American shield, (small loss l.r., scattered gilt losses), ht. 25, wd. 72 in. $2,500-3,500 403. Carved and Painted Pine Bellamy-style Eagle Plaque, America, early 20th century, the eagle with American shield and banner inscribed “DON’T GIVE UP THE SHIP,” (paint losses), ht. 10, wd. 28 1/2 in. $800-1,200


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404. Cased Pair of Derringer Dueling Pistols, Philadelphia, percussion pistols, muzzle-loading dueling-style with octagonal barrel, scrolled engraving on lock mechanism and trigger guard, carved walnut grips, in a walnut velvet-lined case, (scattered light rust and corrosion), each lg. 7 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500 405. Paint Decorated Fireman’s Parade Hat, America, early 19th century, the hat painted red with a depiction of an allegorical figure in an oval on the front of the crown flanked by “FAIR MOUNT” inscribed in gilt lettering on a black banner, the reverse depicting an early wooden fire hydrant and the letters “FA,” the top with the gilt initials “GS,” the interior top inscribed “G.S. F.M.E. Co.,” (wear, repairs), ht. 5 3/4, dia. 13 3/4 in. $300-500

406. Paint Decorated Leather Fire Bucket, America, c. 1796, blackpainted bucket with leather handle, inscribed “No. 1,” “H-F-S,” “1796,” and indistinct owner’s name “H. La—,” (handle detached on one side, paint wear), ht. to top of collar 12 1/2 in. $700-900 407. Paint Decorated Leather Fire Bucket, America, early 19th century, black-painted bucket embellished on the front with the name “S. Holman” on a scrolled banner, (paint losses, lacking handle), ht. 12 1/2 in. $300-500 408. Carved Giltwood Eagle, America, 19th century, spreadwing figure perched on a cannon with cannon balls and arrows, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 17 3/4 in. $1,200-1,800


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409. Carved Mahogany Eagle Lectern on Pedestal, America, late 19th century, the large spreadwing figure with delineated feathers, feet, and talons, the back of which serves as a lectern surface, stands on a sphere supported on a square mahogany plinth with molded edges and flute-carved sides, ht. 43 1/2, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 22 in. $1,500-2,500 410. Paint Decorated Fireboard, America, c. 1820, wide pine panel with pegged breadboard ends, painted to simulate a red brick masonry fireplace with hearth, (shrinkage crack, minor edge losses), 30 1/4 x 40 1/2 in.

411. Painted Checkerboard, America or Canada, late 19th/early 20th century, square board painted salmon with alternating green squares, the corners with white squares centered with green and salmon dots, 17 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. $200-300

412. Gilt Painted “W. A. HUTCHINSON”S OFFICE.” Wooden Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, pine panel with applied molding, gilt lettering and border on a midnight blue smalt ground, ht. 12 3/4, wd. 42 3/4 in. $500-700

Provenance: David Schorsch. $2,500-3,500 413. Painted Wooden Dressmaker’s Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, shaped pine panel with weathered black lettering “MISS MARY A. SWAIN DRESS & CLOAK MAKING,” ht. 14, wd. 47 3/4 in. $600-800

414. Razor-form Painted Wooden Barber’s Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, lg. 29 in. $200-250

415. Painted Wooden Keyboard “REDONDALE,” late 19th century, with gilt lettering, ht. 6, lg. 35 1/4 in. $400-600

416. Painted Tin Boot and Shoemaker’s Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, double-sided painted tin panel, (minor paint wear), 20 x 14 in. $200-400 409


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417. Painted and Gilded Dress and Cloak Maker’s Trade Sign, America, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular panel with applied molding, gilt lettering “A.L. HILTON. FASHIONABLE DRESS & CLOAK MAKER,” on a black smalt ground, 15 3/4 x 30 1/2 in. $300-500

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418. Set of Six Painted and Gilt-stenciled Side Chairs, c. 1815-20, the stenciled tablets further embellished with freehand-painted foliate motifs, with bamboo turnings, original overall red and black paint with yellow highlights, (some paint wear), ht. 33 1/4, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $2,000-4,000


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420. Red-painted Pine Chest over Two Drawers, probably Connecticut, last half 18th century, with hinged lift-top on base with applied molding and cut-out feet, original brasses, untouched surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 44, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 17 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500

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419. Red-painted Pine Chest over Two Drawers, central Massachusetts, early 18th century, the hinged lift-top above a deep well and case of three faux drawers and two working drawers, on a valanced base, replaced 18th century brasses, old varnish over original red paint, (imperfections), ht. 45, wd. 36 1/2, dp. 19 1/2 in. $800-1,200

421. Green-painted Pine Dovetailed Wood Box, probably Cape Cod, Massachusetts, early 19th century, with hinged lift-top, old surface with paint wear, ht. 16, wd. 28 3/4, dp. 15 1/2 in. $300-500

422. Paint Decorated Child’s Wooden Hand Cart, America, late 19th century, with wooden wheels mounted with iron straps, painted red, green, yellow, and blue, with yellow and red striping, ht. 22 1/2, overall lg. 61 1/2 in. $400-600


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423. Salmon-painted Cupboard, possibly New England, early 19th century, molded cornice above four hinged doors with recessed panels on cut-out arched base, old surface, ht. 74 1/2, wd. 36 1/2, dp. 13 in. $1,500-2,500 424. Small Brown-painted Pine Wall Shelf, America, late 19th/early 20th century, with applied molding and baluster-form spacers, ht. 19 1/4, wd. 20 1/2, dp. 8 in. $400-600 425. Powder Blue Maple and Pine Bed, New England, early 19th century, with block, vase, and ring-turned post and a shaped headboard, old surface, (paint abrasion), wd. 49, ht. 35, lg. 73 in. $800-1,200 426. Grain-painted Side Table, possibly New England, first half 19th century, the rectangular top on cut-out ends joined by three scalloped brackets, old faux mahogany surface, ht. 29 1/2, wd. 32 3/4, dp. 11 1/4 in. $400-600 427. Six Grain-painted Wooden Frames, America, mid-19th century, sizes ranging from 11 1/4 x 15 1/2-16 1/4 x 12 1/4, the inner apertures ranging from 10 x 14 1/8-10 1/8 x 14 in. $400-600

428. Two Carved Tramp Art Frames, Casper L. Accola, Prairie, Du Lac, Wisconsin, c. 1917, the frames with chip-carved and applied carved devices, one framing a carved plaque with the biblical verse Luke 2:14 in German, translated from the King James bible “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.,” flanked by spire-topped churches, tablets of the ten commandments, doves, and geometric patterns, incised maker’s name below, both frames with stippled signature and dates on the reverse, 18 1/4 x 19 1/2, 16 x 18 in. $400-600 429. Carved Wooden Tramp Art Frame, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the frame with twelve apertures with stepped chipcarved mullions, the exterior of the frame with applied, cut-out, and relief carved borders of hearts and vines, 24 x 21 1/2 in. $800-1,200 430. Chip-carved Tramp Art Jewelry Box, America, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular box with hinged lid, applied geometric devices on top and sides, the interior fitted with a mirror on the lid, lift-out compartmented tray, ht. 4 1/8, wd. 9, dp. 6 in. $300-500 431. Putty-painted Pine Six-Board Chest, New England, early 19th century, on front brackets and cut-out ends, original mustard and brown painted surface, (paint wear), ht. 23 3/4, wd. 38, dp. 17 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500


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432. Grain-painted Pine Six-Board Chest, probably central Massachusetts, early 19th century, the lift-top opens to a well with till, on cut-out base, original faux mahogany surface with simulated yellow stringing, (minor imperfections), ht. 22 1/4, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 16 1/4 in. $600-800

433. Set of Six Oak and Ash Fan-back Windsor Chairs, New England, c. 1780-1800, with vase and ring-turned stiles and seven tapering spindles, on carved saddle seats and vase and ring-turned legs joined by swelled stretchers, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 39 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

434. Black-painted Bamboo-turned Windsor Stool, branded “JC HUBBARD BOSTON” and “WM WHITE BOSTON,” early 19th century, (paint wear and possible height loss), ht. 21 3/4 in. $300-500

435. Windsor Ash, Pine, and Maple Fan-back Side Chair, New England, c. 1790, with vase and ring-turnings, old refinish, ht. 36, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $200-250

436. Federal Cherry and Wavy Birch Inlaid Desk, northern New England, c. 1815-20, in two sections: the top with two hinged doors with crossbanded borders and flanking simulated wrapped pilasters open to a multi-drawer compartmented interior above the fold-out writing surface and case of three drawers and flanking bottle drawers, all on vase and ring-turned legs, old brass pulls, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 39 1/2, wd. 40, dp. 21 in. $3,000-5,000

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437. Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Swell-front Child’s Bureau, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810, the top with edge of inlaid stringing and crossbanding, above four cockbeaded graduated drawers on inlaid cut-out feet, brasses appear to be original, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 32, wd. 28, dp. 17 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500 438. Federal Mahogany Inlaid D-shaped Card Table, probably Boston, c. 1795-1800, with crossbanded and string-inlaid edge above the skirt with tiger maple rectangle bordered by geometric band within a mitered panel flanked by similar dies, the lower edge with crisscross banding, all on four string-inlaid tapering legs with banded cuffs, old surface, (repairs and imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 17 in. $1,000-1,500

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439. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Double Swing-leg Card Table, attributed to Jacob Forster, Charlestown, Massachusetts, c. 1795, the demilune top with string-inlaid edge opens to rest on two swinging legs, one of which opens to reveal a hidden drawer, on string-inlaid apron bordered with zigzag banding, on four squat double-tapering string inlaid legs with zigzag banded cuffs, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 17 3/4 in. Note: For an illustrated example of a labeled Forster table with the same legs, see The Work of Many Hands: Card Tables in Federal America 1790-1820, (Hewitt, et al.), catalogue no. 24, pp. 140-142. $2,500-3,500


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441. Federal Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Bowfront Chest of Drawers, eastern Massachusetts, c. 1815-20, the top with ovolo corners above a case of four beaded, graduated drawers, old refinish, circular floral-embossed pulls appear to be original, ht. 38, wd. 37 3/4, dp. 20 1/2 in. Note: Top drawer with 19th century chalk inscription “Sold Mrs. Barrett.” $600-800

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440. Federal Birch Tall Clock by David Wood, Newburyport, c. 1815, with pierced fret top, three plinths and finials, plain freestanding columns flanking the arched and glazed hood door, rectangular waist door flanked by quarter-columns, on bracket feet, 12 in. painted iron dial by “Osborne” with gilt paterae spandrels and classical urn in the arch and signed David Wood, Newburyport, eight-day time and strike movement with two iron weights, strap brass pendulum rod and brass-faced bob, (imperfections), ht. 91 in. $6,000-9,000

442. Classical Carved Mahogany Étagère, England or America, the three shelves joined by block-turned and reeded posts continuing to turned legs on casters, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 44, wd. 42, dp. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200 443. Rosewood Stick Barometer, Benjamin Pike & Son, New York, late 19th century, arched glazed top over engraved silvered metal register plate engraved “Benj Pike & Son New York,” showing the temperature and barometric pressure, the lower case with a circular cistern cover, ht. 36 in. $2,000-3,000


444. Mahogany Stick Barometer, Charles Wilder, Peterboro, New Hampshire, c. 1860, the arched crest above a molded glazed door opening to a thermometer and silvered brass scale with sliding vernier, marked “Charles Wilder N.H. Woodruff’s Pat. June 5, 1860,” with bracketed throat, (imperfections), ht. 37 3/8 in. $400-600 445. 16-inch American Painted Terrestrial Library Globe, with oceans painted red, continents in green, ochre horizon ring with directional calibrations, months and signs of the Zodiac, on a birch tripod base with pad feet, (shrinkage crack in globe, losses and in-painting on globe, one pad foot repaired), ht. 38 in. $1,500-2,000 446. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gray Cat with a Red Curtain. Unsigned. Oil on academy board, 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Several small abrasions with paint loss u.r., u.l., and l.r. background, edge losses. $800-1,200

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447. American School, Late 19th Century Dog on a Pier. Unsigned, dated “10-24-90.” Oil on artist’s board, 10 x 8 in., in a gilt-gesso frame. $600-800 448. American School, 19th Century River Valley Landscape with Cows in a Pasture. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 x 27 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Two small patch repairs, retouch. $600-800 449. After W. Denby Sadler (British, 1854-1932) Fishing Match on the River Bank. Signed and dated “Barlow 95” l.r. Oil on canvas, 12 7/8 x 23 3/8 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Very minor retouch to background. $600-800

451. Haskell & Allen, publishers (Boston, 19th Century) DEXTER, ETHAN ALLEN AND MATE: As They Appeared at Fashion Course L.I., June 21st 1867 For a Purse of $2000., 1872. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph on paper, sheet size 21 7/8 x 28 3/4 in., in a molded wood frame. Condition: Margins 1 7/8 in. or more, toning, light stains, foxing, a few minute pigment losses. $300-500 452. American School, Early 19th Century Retreating Man on Horseback in a Woodland Glade. Unsigned. Oil on wood panel, 12 x 15 in., unframed. Condition: Panel bowed, scattered retouch. $300-500

450. American School, Late 19th Century

453. Portrait Miniature of a Mother and Child, America, c. 1810, watercolor on ivory, 3 x 2 1/8 in., in a lacquered wood frame. Condition: Ivory slightly bowed, paint losses on edges. $1,500-2,500

Portrait of Trotting Horse Frank Agan and Driver. Signed and dated “Geo. H. Hildreth 1896” l.l., and inscribed “Pacer Frank Agan record 2:05 3/4. Winner of Free-for-All, Pacing. Mystic Park; June 17, 1896...” Oil on wood panel, 10 3/8 x 18 1/4 in., in a molded mahogany frame. Condition: Small abrasion to u.l. background. $800-1,200

454. Portrait Miniature of a Baby in a Lacy White Dress, Mrs. Moses B. Russell [Clarissa Peters] (Massachusetts, 1809-1854), unsigned, watercolor on ivory, oval format, 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in., in a lacquered wood frame. Condition: Paint losses. $1,000-1,500


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456. Painted Sack-back Writing-arm Windsor Chair, New England, late 18th century, the shaped saddle seat on splayed vase and ringturned legs, old black paint with gilt striping over old red and older gray, ht. 39 1/2, seat ht. 17 in. $4,000-6,000 457. Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Blue Decoration, America, early 19th century, ovoid form with applied reeded handle, incised line about the shoulder, decorated with a cobalt leaf, mounted with electric device for use as a lamp, (minor base hairline), ht. 11 3/4 in. $100-150 458. Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Jug, “F.B. NORTON & SONS WORCESTER MASS.,” c. 1865, four-gallon straight-sided jug with shaped handle, decorated on the front with a stylized leaf design, impressed maker’s mark, (minor rim chips, cobalt decoration fried, hairlines on base), ht. 17 1/4 in. $100-150

455. American School, c. 1835

459. Large Stoneware Covered Barrel, probably America, late 19th century, the vessel with embossed wood-grained surface, original stoneware cover with simulated rope handle, brown glaze, (minor chips and hairlines), ht. 27 1/2 in. $400-600

Portrait of a Young Girl Holding a Doll. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, depicting the girl wearing a blue dress and white pantalets, holding a doll wearing a red dress, with red drapery in the background, 29 1/2 x 32 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Three patch repairs with associated retouch c.r., c.l., and l.c. $1,200-1,800

460. Four Blue and White Sponge Decorated Stoneware Items, America, late 19th/ealy 20th century, including three pitchers and a large bowl, (imperfections), ht. 6 1/4-9, bowl dia. 12 5/8 in. $400-600

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461. Attributed to Ruth Whittier Shute (American, 1803-1882)

462. American School, 19th Century

Portrait of Mrs. David Stevens of St. Albans, Vermont. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch to figure, clothing, and background.

Three Kline Family Portraits. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1850, depicting John P. Kline, his wife Louisa Jane, and their son Frederick, of Rockville, Connecticut, 26 x 21 in., in matching molded giltwood frames. Condition: All three with craquelure, the portrait of the woman has a patch on the l.c. bottom of the canvas, several small scattered paint losses. $1,500-2,500

Provenance: Exhibited in Reflection of 19th Century America: Folk Art from the Collection of Sybil and Arthur Kern, Museum of our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 19, 1979 to June 15, 1980. Note: On the back of the canvas, prior to relining, was the painted inscription “Painted by Mrs. Shute, 1835.” A very similar portrait of a woman wearing a lace bonnet and holding a book with an attached label inscribed “Painted By Mrs. R.W. Shute St. Albans Feb 15 1835.” was sold at Skinner Americana auction 1609 October 30, 1994. The subject portrayed here is believed to be Mrs. David Stevens of St. Albans, Vermont, based on the listing in the WPA Vermont Inventory of American paintings. $2,500-3,500

463. American School, 19th Century Still Life of Fruit. Unsigned. Oil on canvas applied to oval concave glass, 10 x 8 1/4 in., in an ornate gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Good. $300-500


464. American School, 19th Century Still Life of a Table Laden with Grapes, Walnuts, and a Glass. Unsigned. Oil on academy board, 10 1/4 x 13 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Very good. $400-600 465. American School, 19th Century Theorem of a Basket of Fruit. Unsigned. Graphite on card, 10 1/2 x 13 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Light toning, minor stain in l.r. corner. $300-500 466. Portrait Miniature of Blonde Child Wearing a Sailor Suit, Italian/American School, late 19th century, signed “S Calistri” l.r., the name “Harold Whitney” inscribed on the reverse of the frame, watercolor on ivory, oval half-length portrait, 3 1/8 x 2 5/8 in., in a gilt-brass pendant frame. Condition: Very good. $200-250 467. Portrait Miniature of Gentleman in Front of Columns, Continental School, c. 1825, unsigned, watercolor on ivory, round bust-length portrait, dia. 2 1/4 in., in a lacquered wood frame with gilt-brass liner. Condition: A few minute paint losses. Exhibitions: The Society of the Colonial Dames of America, A Special Exhibition of Portrait Miniatures at the William Hickling Prescott House, Boston, 1995, no. 54. $200-300 468. Portrait Miniature and Two Cameo Pendants, 19th century, an oval bust-length portrait miniature on porcelain of Emily Whitney Brownell of Watertown, Massachusetts (1852-1885), late 19th century, 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in., in a gilt-brass pendant frame with glass pearl beaded surround; together with two cameo pendants depicting Hannah Faxon (Perry) Osgood and Emily Whitney Brownell, both 2 x 1 3/4 in., in a gilt-brass pendant frames with glass pearl beaded surrounds. Exhibitions: The Society of the Colonial Dames of America, A Special Exhibition of Portrait Miniatures at the William Hickling Prescott House, Boston 1995, no. 56 and 57. $300-500 469. Portrait Miniature of Gentleman, Italian School, 1821, signed and dated “Bianchini 1821” l.r., watercolor on ivory, round bustlength portrait, dia. 2 1/2 in., housed in a period wood frame with gilt-brass liner. Condition: Small paint loss and flaking l.r. sleeve. Exhibitions: The Society of the Colonial Dames of America, A Special Exhibition of Portrait Miniatures at the William Hickling Prescott House, Boston, 1995, no. 53. $150-250

470. Mourning Ring, oval miniature on ivory in a yellow gold mount, depicting an urn-topped monument with the initials “MC” under a weeping willow tree in sepia tones, the inside of the band engraved “Mary Laughton obt. 13 May 1776 aet 56.” $400-600

471. Portrait Miniature of Lady Wearing a Blue Gown and a White Bonnet, America, c. 1810, unsigned, watercolor on ivory, oval portrait, 3 x 2 1/4 in., housed in a hinged red leather case. Condition: Very good. $400-600

472. Pair of Silhouette Portraits and a Creamware Cup and Saucer, found in Wales, Massachusetts, early to mid-19th century, bust-length portraits identified and dated below as Lenora B. and William Ruby, 1846, embellished with ink and backed with black silk, 4 1/8 x 3 in., in period red-painted mitered wood frames; together with an English floral painted creamware tea bowl and saucer, (hairline), ht. 2 1/4 in. Note: William M. Ruby was born October 23, 1823, in Union, Connecticut, his wife Lenora B. Burley was born April 17, 1821, also in Union. Together they had two daughters, Melissa Lenora (b. 1847), who was born in Wales, Massachusetts, and Clementine Jane (b. 1849), who was born in Stafford, Connecticut. William died at the age of 25 on October 29, 1848, a few months before Clementine was born. Lenora died February 23, 1901, at 79 years of age. $300-500

473. Silhouette Portrait of a Lady, 19th century, hollow-cut portrait over black paper, inscribed “Mrs. Susan Torbert,” and in a different hand “Susan, daughter of Anthony Siddon and wife of John Torbert-Born July 28th 1760- second day of the week 4 o’clock in the afternoon great-grandmother of Mary Simpson Taylor.,” (light toning and stains), 4 3/4 x 4 in., in a period molded wood frame. $200-250

474. Silhouette Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Dress, America, c. 1835, hollow-cut portrait backed with black paper and heightened with watercolor, the woman identified in inscriptions on the back of the frame as Eunice (Cross) Currier (1800-1874), 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, mat stain, small tear u.l. $150-250

475. Queen Anne Maple and Tiger Maple High Chest of Drawers, New England, last half 18th century, with a flat deeply molded cornice and valanced skirt joining cabriole legs on casters, replaced brasses, refinished, ht. 74, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 19 1/2 in. $5,000-7,000


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476. Five Chinese Export Porcelain Items, 19th century, including four Canton items: a cut-corner bowl, a square shallow serving dish, a covered oval footed tureen with boar’s head handles, and a shrimp dish; together with a tea caddy with similar decoration of waterway landscape with figures and buildings and gilt highlights, (rim chips on tureen, hairline on neck of caddy), ht. 4 1/2-5 1/2, dia. 3 1/2-11 in. $700-900 477. Two Large Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Canns, 19th century, one barrel-form with entwined strap handles ornamented with a bird and flower design, the other with dragon head handle and waterway and fenced garden motifs, (small rim repair on one), ht. both 5 5/8 in. $500-700 478. Large Oval Blue Fitzhugh Pattern Porcelain Platter, China, 19th century, (rim repairs), dia. 19 3/4 in. $400-600

479. Twenty-one Blue and White Fitz Hugh Pattern Porcelain Plates, China, 19th century, eight soup plates and thirteen salad or luncheon plates, (imperfections), dia. 9 3/4, 7 3/4 in. $200-300 480. Two Blue Fitzhugh Pattern Porcelain Table Items, China, 19th century, a small bowl with cover and a leaf-form dish, (minor chip on bowl cover), bowl ht. 4 3/4, dia. 7 1/4, leaf dish dia. 7 3/4 in. $200-250 481. Six Assorted Household and Table Items, early to mid-19th century, including an Anglo/Irish colorless cut glass oval compote, a blown three-mold colorless glass decanter with stopper, two Sandwich lacy glass salts in cobalt blue and amber, a small redware pitcher by John Bell (Waynesboro, Pennsylvania), with maker’s stamp on base, and a brass and amber glass candle sconce with brass wall mount, (minor imperfections), ht. 1 5/810 1/4 in. $400-600


486. Pine Lift-top Standing Desk, New England, late 18th century, with compartmented two-drawer interior and case of two graduated drawers on square legs, old replaced brasses, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 43, wd. 32, dp. 21 1/2 in. $400-600 487. Two Wool Canvaswork Wallets, America, late 18th century, single pocketbooks worked in multicolored wool yarns in the Irish stitch, one worked in a diamond variation pattern, indistinctly signed “-obby Jacobs” under the flap, edged with woven green twill tape, the divided interior lined with polished pink wool, the other wallet done in a zigzag pattern with olive green woven wool twill edging and olive green wool lining, (losses), 4 1/2 x 8 1/2, 4 1/4 x 8 in. $800-1,200 488. Pieced Cotton Irish Chain Quilt, America, late 19th/early 20th century, composed of three chains of solid khaki, red, and orange squares forming bands of a diagonal grid on a natural ground, edged with khaki and backed with white cotton, quilted with large blossoms, diagonal line, and feather borders, dated 1886 in ink on edge, one corner on the reverse with faded ink inscription “To John From Moter [sic] 1926 Irish Chain,” (light stains, minor toning), 79 x 68 in. $250-350 485

482. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Young Woman. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, depicting the young woman wearing a white gown and a blue shawl, surrounded by spandrels, 30 1/2 x 25 in., in an ornate period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined to Masonite, minor retouch to bodice of dress and c.l. background. $1,000-1,500 483. Two Colorless Blown Three-mold Glass Master Salts, probably the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, Sandwich, Massachusetts, early 19th century, round footed salts, one with diagonal ribs on rim over a sunburst and diamond diaper band on a rayed base, the other with a diamond diaper pattern on a rayed base with a circle of concave dots, ht. 2, 1 5/8 in. $300-500 484. Colorless Free-blown Glass Covered Sugar Bowl, probably New England, early 19th century, the bowl with galleried rim, domed cover with hollow knop, supported on a round stepped base, ht. 7 1/2 in. $300-500 485. Brown-stained Maple Slant-lid Desk, southeastern Massachusetts, late 18th century, the lid opens to an interior of nine drawers and central valanced drawer, brasses appear to be original, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 43, wd. 38 3/4, dp. 19 in. $1,000-1,500

489. Pieced Cotton Fan Pattern Quilt, America, early to mid-20th century, the quilt centered with a row of five blue and white fan motifs on a gray-blue ground, bordered by red, yellow, and gray fabrics, backed with woven striped cotton fabric, quilted with butterfly and flower motifs, and diamond and outline stitching, (light stains and fading), 66 x 43 in. $300-500 490. Pieced Cotton Goose Track Variation Quilt, America, probably mid-20th century, probably Amish or Mennonite, the quilt composed of twelve geometric solid blue and black pieced cotton squares set on point, alternating with solid black squares and triangles, with blue and black borders, backed with blue woven cotton, quilted with eight-point stars and cable stitched borders, 73 1/2 x 62 1/2 in. $300-500 491. Pieced Cotton Geometric Quilt, America, probably mid-20th century, probably Mennonite or Amish made, the quilt composed of twenty squares with contrasting geometric segments in a stylized blossom motif within a blue grid with purple corner blocks, enclosed in a blue border, edged and backed with purple fabric, quilted with diamond, rope, heart, and scroll designs, 80 x 66 in. $300-500 492. Three Geometric and Floral Hooked Scatter Rugs, America, c. 1930, hooked with wool and jersey strips of fabric and wool yarn, 23 x 36 3/4, 24 1/2 x 38, 26 1/2 x 38 in. $400-600


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493. Wrought Bronze and Sheet Copper Bannerette Weather Vane, America, early 20th century, with directionals, verdigris surface, no stand, ht. 68, wd. 25 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000 494. Monumental Copper and Wood Banner and Lyre Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, composed of sheet copper, and sheet copper over wooden shaft, in the form of a long arrow with pierced banner and lyre tail, the surface with remains of black paint and areas of verdigris, no stand, (scattered bullet hole repairs, minor seam separations), overall ht. 33; lg. 8 ft. 11 in.

497. Pair of Federal Brass and Iron Lemon-top Andirons, America, c. 1800, with belted double lemon tops supported on columnar shafts, spurred cabriole legs and ball feet, ht. 19 1/4, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 17 in. $200-300

498. Brass and Wire Folding Fire Fender, America, early 19th century, brass rail over vertical wirework with scrolled wire ornament, ht. 24, center section lg. 38, side section lg. 17 3/4 in. $300-500

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $4,000-6,000 495. Wall-mounted Molded Zinc Elk Head, probably early 20th century, gray-painted surface, (repairs), ht. 32 1/2, wd. 27, dp. 17 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 496. Pair of Brass and Iron Ball-top Andirons and a Brass and Wirework Fire Fender, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the andirons with spire finials atop belted balls supported on square plinths and spurred cabriole legs, the fender with ball finials and feet, brass rail and wirework, (repairs to finials, edge losses on top rail), andiron ht. 16 1/2, wd. 9 3/4, dp. 20 1/2; fender ht. 14 1/4, wd. 33, dp. 11 1/2 in. $600-800

499. Brass and Wirework Fire Fender, America or England, early 19th century, brass rail over wirework ornamented with undulating lines and scrolls, ht. 10 1/4, wd. 56 1/2, dp. 17 1/2 in. $300-500

500. Pair of Federal Brass Bell Metal Lemon-top Andirons, probably New York, c. 1800, with belted double lemon tops supported on square monument bases with engraved swag and tassel borders, on cabriole legs and claw-and-ball feet, ht. 18 1/4, wd. 11 1/2, dp. 20 in. $800-1,200


501. Small Brass and Wirework Fire Fender, America or England, early 19th century, brass rail over vertical and geometric wirework, ht. 6 1/2 x 28 1/4 in. $300-500 502. Pair of Brass and Iron Ball-top Andirons, Boston, early 19th century, belted ball tops on columnar and square plinth shafts, with conforming log stops, ht. 18 1/4, wd. 9, dp. 27 1/2 in. $300-500 503. Early Brass Candlestick, Scandinavia, late 17th century, with baluster shaft and mid-drip pan, ht. 6 1/2 in. $300-500 504. Seven Brass Lighting Items, 19th century, including three whale oil lamps: a pair of belted lemon-form and a single baluster-form; two pairs of c. 1850 English baluster-form candlesticks, (solder repairs on lemon-form lamps), ht. 6 1/2-9 3/4 in. $400-600 505. Pewter Teapot, Israel Trask, Beverly, Massachusetts, second quarter 19th century, bulbous form on footed base, with floral finial on hinged lid, the bottom with “I.TRASK” touchmark, (dents, solder repair on base edge), ht. 8 in. $250-350 506. Large Pewter Deep Dish, Jeheil Johnson, Middletown, Connecticut, 1815-25, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1818-19, circular dish with single reed brim, faint eagle and “J.J.” touchmark, (wear), dia. 13 1/4 in. Literature: For similar maker’s mark see Laughlin, Ledlie Irwin, Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks, Barre Publishers, Barre, Massachusetts, 1969, plate LVIII, no. 447. $200-300 507. Painted Wooden Bellows and a Woven Wool and Cotton Coverlet, America, 19th century, the wood and leather bellows with brass nozzle, painted green with metallic powder stencils of a bird, fruit, and foliage, lg. 18 1/2; together with a blue and white two-piece double-weave summer and winter coverlet in a geometric pattern, fringed on one end, (scattered losses), 90 x 72 in., excluding fringe. $200-400 508. American School, 19th Century Fishing on the River Bank. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 17 x 24 in., in a gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, retouch. $1,000-1,500

509. Five Colored Glass Flasks, America, 19th century, including an olive-amber Masonic/Eagle pint flask (GIV-17); an olive-amber cornucopia pint flask (GIII-6); a light aquamarine Baltimore Monument/sailing sloop half-pint flask (GVI-2); an amber Westford Glass/Sheaf of Wheat pint flask, and an olive-amber Westford Glass/Sheaf of Wheat half pint flask, (minor imperfections), ht. 5 3/4-7 3/4 in. $400-600

510. Four Blown Colored Glass Bottles, America, 19th century, including an olive green chestnut bottle, two amber preserve bottles with fluting on the neck and shoulders reportedly made at the Westford Glass Company, Westford, Connecticut, and a small molded green pickle-form bottle, ht. 4 1/4-11 3/8 in. $300-500

511. Six Blown-molded Colored Glass Bottles, America, mid to late 19th century, all with embossed labels and applied lips including an olive amber quart bottle “UDOLPHO WOLFE’S AROMATIC SCHNAPPS SCHIEDAM”; two amber quart whiskey bottles “C.A. RICHARDS 99 WASHINGTON ST. BOSTON”; an olive green quart gin bottle “A.M. BINNEGER & CO./NO. 19 BROAD ST. N.Y./OLD LONDON DOCK/GIN”; a light aquamarine octagonal bottle “SCHENCK’S PULMONIC SYRUP,” with a rough pontil; and a dark green bottle “CONGRESS & EMPIRE SPRING CO. SARATOGA NY” and “CONGRESS WATER,” with partial “Laundry Bluing” paper label applied to the front, ht. 7 1/8-9 3/4 in. $300-500

512. American School, 19th Century Portrait of an Italianate-style Row House with Garden Landscape and Figures. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 28 x 32 in., in an ornate gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Minor patch repairs with associated retouch. $3,000-5,000

513. American School, 19th Century Country Manor with Figures Strolling the Grounds. Unsigned. Oil on wood panel, 15 1/4 x 19 1/2 in., in a molded green-painted wooden frame, the reverse of the panel retains a portion of an early printed Boston Shop label. Condition: Scattered varnish deterioration. $300-500

514. Framed “CITY-HOTEL” Print, 19th century, on wove paper, 5 1/2 x 7 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $200-250


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515. Polychrome Painted Pressed Tin Horse and Rider Pull Toy, America, c. 1880, flattened full-body figures mounted on a greenpainted platform with cast iron wheels, animated up and down motion, (scattered paint flaking), ht. 8 1/4, lg. 9 1/8 in. $400-600 516. Carved Marble Spaniel Figure, America, 19th century, on an integral rectangular base, ht. 8 1/4, wd. 5 1/2, lg. 16 in. $800-1,200

517. Pair of Terra-cotta Garden Urns, Portland Stone Ware Co., Dracut, Massachusetts, late 19th century, (minor chips and hairlines), ht. 17 1/4 in. $400-600 518. Paint Decorated Tin Panel, probably northern Europe, early 19th century, fancifully painted with columns and fruit in shades of red, white, green, and blue, in a mitered wood frame, 19 x 22 3/4 in. overall. $400-600


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519. Boxed “LANTERNA MAJICA” with Box of Slides, Germany, late 19th century, tin lantern with lens and chimney, in original wooden box with paper labels, with seven slides with children’s storybook images and two kaleidoscope devices, in original box, 4 1/4 x 9 x 6 7/8; 3 x 9 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. $200-400

523. Black-painted Tin and Steel Roadster Race Car Clock, America, 20th century, with a pocket watch applied to front grill, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 3 1/4, lg. 6 1/4 in.

520. Framed Polychrome Painted Friendship Motto, America, early 20th century, unsigned, ink and watercolor on paper with geometric patterns outlined in ink and filled with watercolor around inscribed poem at center from “A Sermon in Rhyme,” author unknown: “If you have a friend worth loving, Love him. Yes, and let him Know/that you love him, ere life’s evening/Tinge his brow with sunset glow. Why should good words ne’er be said/Of a friend till he’s dead?”; 21 3/4 x 30 in., in a molded wood frame. $2,500-3,500

524. Painted Tin Jockey Hat Clock, America, mid-20th century, the hat painted red and white, with enameled tin Roman numerals set onto the crown, brass hands, (enamel missing on one numeral), ht. 10 1/2, wd. 7 1/2 in.

521. Painted Wooden Architectural Model of an Arbor, America, late 19th/early 20th century, (losses and cracks), ht. 27 1/4, wd. 22 in. $300-350

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $400-600

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $400-600 525. Painted Embossed Sheet Metal Upholstery Display Chair Sign, Display Devices Company, Buffalo, New York, c. 1928, ht. 30, wd. 35, dp. 9 1/4 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $400-600

522. Four Inlaid Wooden Neckties, America, late 20th century, mounted in a black-painted wooden frame, overall 19 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.

526. Polychrome Painted Pine Box, America, early 20th century, rectangular box with hinged door painted red with blue, black, yellow, and abstract white circle and dot designs, compartmented interior, ht. 14 3/4, wd. 11 1/4, dp. 8 1/4 in.

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $400-600

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527. Freeform Stoneware Ceramic Sculpture, America, late 20th century, two-piece form with primitive incised line decoration, mottled brown glaze, indistinctly signed “SRD” on lower side, ht. 12 3/8 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $150-250 528. Pair of Blue-painted Wood and Iron Stadium Seats, third quarter 20th century, from Yankee Stadium, the seats are stenciled with the numerals “1” and “2,” a brass tag is applied to one seat: “Yankee Stadium/’The House that Ruth Built’/50th/ Anniversary 1923-1973,” ht. 29, wd. 44, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $1,500-2,500

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531. Carved Pine Artist’s Arm and Hand Model, America, 19th century, including stand, overall ht. 18 1/4 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $600-800 532. Molded Zinc Optometrist’s Display Model, America, late 19th/early 20th century, half-head form of a classical male with curled hair, vestiges of gilt and black paint, including stand, overall ht. 14 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

529. Baseball Catcher’s Equipment, American, 20th century, a leather and metal mask, a channel canvas body protector, leather kneepads and leggings, and a catcher’s mitt, mounted on a metal stand, overall ht. 52, wd. 26 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $800-1,200

$1,000-1,500 533. Painted Wood and Plywood Head of a Mechanical Man, E.E. Baun, America, 1938, jaw opens as button on neck is pushed, the interior inscribed “This part head-finished Jan 24 1938 (signed) E.E. Braun,” including stand, overall ht. 18 1/2, wd. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

530. Pair of Cast Iron Figural Baseball Player Andirons, America, early 20th century, pitcher and batter figures, ht. 19, wd. 9, dp. 17 in. $200-400

Literature: Illustrated in American Primitive: Discoveries in Folk Sculpture, by Roger Ricco and Frank Maresca, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1988, p. 55, fig. 64. $800-1,200


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534. Carved and Painted Wood Phrenology Head Model, America, late 19th century, the head with inset glass eyes, (minor paint wear), ht. 9 3/4 in. $800-1,200

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536. Painted Metal, Cotton, and Velvet Articulated Monkey Mask, America, early 20th century, interior mechanism opens and closes mouth and exposes teeth, including stand, overall ht. 11 1/4, wd. 5 3/4 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

535. Molded Copper, Brass, and Zinc Ventriloquist’s Dummy Head, New York, mid to late 19th century, the head with levers activating the eyes to roll and mouth to open, the surface with vestiges of paint, including stand, overall ht. 16, wd. 6 1/4 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. Literature: Ilustrated in American Primitive: Discoveries in Folk Sculpture, by Roger Ricco and Frank Maresca, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1988, p. 174, fig. 245. $2,500-3,500

$800-1,200 537. Carved Wooden Ventriloquist’s Dummy Head, probably America, early to mid-20th century, including stand, overall ht. 12 1/4, wd. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $1,000-1,500


538. Molded Rubber Owl Figure, America, mid-20th century, possibly a scarecrow or decoy, with vestiges of old paint, ht. 17 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $300-500 539. Carved and Painted Wooden Canoe Whirligig with “Washington� Profile Paddler, America, late 19th/early 20th century, no stand, ht. 11 1/2, lg. 17 1/4 in. $400-600 540. Carved and Painted Wood and Metal Dirigible Whirligig, America, probably early 20th century, with carved wooden propellers, applied metal stars, including stand, overall ht. 10 7/8, lg. 17 1/4 in. $400-600 541. Primitive Carved Wooden Figural Chalk Line Tool, made in the form of a bear and a honeypot with carved face on the front and vertical score marks on one side, painted black, supported on a wooden platform, overall ht. 5 3/4, lg. 11 3/8 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $1,000-1,500

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542. Folk Carved Stone and Pewter Animal-form Pipe, America, probably 20th century, including stand, overall ht. 4 3/4, lg. 7 5/8 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $1,500-2,500 543. Carved Wooden Pipe Bowl, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the bowl with integral carved hand, ht. 2 1/8 in. $400-600 544. Carved Wooden Lumberjack Figure, southern United States, 19th century, partial articulated figure with pearl button eyes, leather nose, bear hair beard, and brass buttons, including stand, (lacking legs), overall ht. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. Literature: Illustrated in American Primitive: Discoveries in Folk Sculpture, by Roger Ricco and Frank Maresca, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1988, p. 138, fig. 187. $2,000-3,000 545. Green-painted Cast Iron Cup and Saucer Cafe Sign, America, early 20th century, with a wrought iron spoon resting inside the cup, including stand, overall ht. 5 1/2, wd. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $400-600 549


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546. Carved Wooden Arm and Hand, America, 19th century, in the form of a hand with slightly spread fingers, with vestiges of old paint, (minor repair on one finger), including stand, overall ht. 8 1/2, lg. 12 3/4 in.

550. Cast Iron Bust of a Man, America, 20th century with vestiges of surface paint, ht. 23, wd. 13 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $3,000-5,000

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $600-800 547. Carved and Painted Wooden Ventriloquist’s Dummy, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the figure wearing a velvet costume and high button leather shoes, including stand, overall ht. 31 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $2,000-3,000 548. Black-painted Root Snake-form Walking Stick, America, late 19th/early 20th century, lg. 34 3/4 in.

551. Green-painted Cast Iron Radiator Salesman’s Sample, America, early 20th century, ht. 11, wd. 10 7/8, dp. 3 1/8 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $300-500 552. Enameled Lithographed Sheet Metal “HAMPSHIRES” Pig Farm Sign, America, 20th century, double-sided sign, 42 3/4 x 48 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $600-800

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $100-150 549. Monumental Polychrome Painted Galvanized Sheet Metal Filling Station Attendant, found in Jewett City, Connecticut, 20th century, fabricated from industrial ducting material, the figure hinged at the shoulders, elbows, hips, and knee joints, (paint wear), ht. 7 ft. 6 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $8,000-12,000

553. Painted Tin “TOY TOWN TAVERN” Trade Sign, Winchendon, Massachusetts, early 20th century, tin panel with applied wooden molding, (scattered rusty surface), 28 x 20 in. Note: The Toy Town Tavern is located in Winchendon, Massachusetts. In the late 19th and early 20th century, the Morton E. Converse Company, named after its founder, and located in Winchendon, was the largest toy manufacturer in the country, and the town was nicknamed the “Toy Capital of America.” In 1912 a resort called the Toy Town Tavern was built overlooking Lake Watatic. $200-250


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554. Painted Wooden “INFORMATION” Sign, America, early 20th century, pine panel double-sided sign with black lettering and border on a white ground, ht. 6 3/4, wd. 45 in. $200-400

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559. Woven Cotton “Uncle Sam” Parade Costume, America, 20th century, comprising top hat, jacket with tails, and vest in red, white, and blue cotton fabric with matching painted cane, including stand, overall ht. 76, wd. 21 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

555. Painted Wooden “AMEN” Sign, America, late 19th/early 20th century, white-painted rectangular wooden panel with applied molding, black lettering, (weathered paint), 13 5/8 x 31 3/4 in. $400-600 556. Four Painted Wooden Farm Stand Signs, America, mid-20th century, double-sided rectangular signs with black lettering on white ground, “PEACHES,” “CHERRIES,” “STRAWBERRIES,” and “ASPARAGUS,” ht. 5 1/4, wd. 22 3/4 in. $150-200 557. Painted Pine “APRICOT” Farm Stand Sign, America, 20th century, 3 1/2 x 14 in. $200-250 558. Minstrel Suit, America, c. 1930, composed of a man’s felt hat, wool suit with matching vest with applied metal tambourine jingles or zils, including stand, overall ht. 6 ft. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $1,000-2,000

$1,000-2,000 560. Cockney “Pearly” Button Costume, England, 20th century, wool suit with jacket, trousers, vest, tam, and necktie ornamented with mother-of pearl buttons, including stand, overall ht. 68 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. Note: The wearing of mother-of-pearl decorated costumes is a Cockney tradition which began in the late 19th century when a young orphaned street sweeper named Henry Croft noticed the charity shown among a certain group of market traders called the Coster Mongers. They were known for their distinctive pearl button decorated clothing. Henry was so impressed by their charity he decided to try to raise money for the orphanage he grew up in, and other unfortunates. He wanted to draw attention to himself for his fund raising efforts by covering an outfit with mother-of-pearl buttons. Henry became so successful in raising funds that hospitals, churches, and other charity groups asked Henry to help them raise money for the poor and sick. The idea caught the attention of the public and it grew to become a tradition throughout the boroughs of London with many generations of families wearing the button embellished suits for fund raising activities, parades, and carnivals. $1,000-2,000


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561. Cotton and Silk Undertaker’s Burial Suit, Lewis, New York, 20th century, in a wooden shadow box display case, 37 x 19 1/4 in.

565. Two Ceramic and Metal Studded Tire Manufacturer’s Models, America, 20th century, ht. 4 3/4, 4 1/4; wd. 4 3/4, 4; lg. 14, 12 in., respectively.

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

$400-600

$250-350

562. Carved Wooden Skeleton Mask and Costume, probably America, 20th century, painted cotton muslin costume, including stand, overall ht. 64 1/2 in.

566. Beveled Hatchet-form Mirror, America, 20th century, including stand, overall ht. 14 1/4, lg. 15 1/2 in.

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

$200-300 563. Wrought Iron Civil War Era Soldier Decoy, America, c. 1865, mounted on a metal platform, overall ht. 75, wd. 30 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $1,000-2,000

$300-500

567. Three Large Industrial Turned Wooden Press Screws, America, 19th century, including stands, ht. of two 6 ft., the other 7 ft. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon.

564. Painted Shaped Canvas Pig Mask, America, 20th century, with inset glass eyes, ht. 12 1/4, wd. 14, dp. 16 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $250-350

$800-1,200


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568. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) THE CITY OF NEW YORK., 1884 (Conningham 1106). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, depicting a bird’s-eye view of New York City with 58 landmarks keyed below image, sheet size 28 1/8 x 39 7/8 in., in a molded wood frame. Condition: Margins 2 1/4 in. or more, toning, stains, 1/2 in. tear into image l.l. in water. $1,000-1,500 569. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) THE NEW YORK YACHT CLUB REGATTA., 1869 (Conningham, 4450). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 24 x 33 3/4 in., housed in a later molded giltwood frame, the backing retaining an old Kennedy Galleries label. Condition: Margins of 3 in. or more, light toning, foxing, mat stain, minor margin tear. $1,500-3,000

570. T. G. Dutton, lithographer, Acherman & Co., publisher (London, ac. 1851) THE “AMERICA” WINNING THE ROYAL YACHT CLUB CUP AT COWES..., 1851. Lithograph with handcoloring on paper, sheet size 20 x 27 1/8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame, the backing bears an old Kennedy Galleries of New York label. Condition: Margins of 1 1/4 in. or more, old reinforcement of corners with paper, repaired margin tear u.c., minor edge losses, light toning, foxing, scattered light stains. $800-1,200 570A. Smith Brothers & Co. and Sowle & Wards, publishers (New York and Boston, 19th Century), C. Mottram, engraver (American, 19th Century) BOSTON. Engraving with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 28 1/2 x 40 3/4 in., depicting Boston harbor with ships, steamer, and various watercraft in the foreground, the city of Boston including the Statehouse in the distance, sight size 26 1/4 x 38 1/4 x 43 3/8 in., in a molded wood frame. Condition: Margins 1 3/8 in. or more, toning, margin tears, creases. $700-900


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571. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) Lot of Five Dark Town Series Framed Lithographs: including The Dark Town Fire Brigade-A Prize Squirt., 1885 (Conningham 1386); The Dark Town Fire Brigade-To the Rescue., 1884 (Conningham 1396); The Dark Town Fire Brigade-Saved., 1885 (Conningham 1391); The Dark Town Fire Brigade-The Last Shake., 1885 (Conningham 1395); and The Darktown Hook and Ladder Corps. In Action., 1884 (Conningham 1403), each approx. 11 1/2 x 15 3/4 in., each housed in later red-painted molded wood frames, with Kennedy Galleries of New York labels affixed to the backing. Condition: Minor toning and foxing, some stains around edges, To the Rescue with tear slightly into image u.l., Saved! with creases on lower edge. $1,000-1,500

572. A. Akcerman and Son, publishers (New York, Early 20th Century) The American National Game of Baseball: Grand Match for the Championship at the Elysian Fields Hoboken N.J. 1866. Engraved by and signed “R. Varin” in pencil l.r., published in 1929, hand-numbered “89/150” l.l., inscribed below “Engraved in aquatint by R. Varin and published by A. Ackermann and Son, Inc. New York and Chicago and by Robert Fridenberg Galleries New York USA 1929,” engraved aquatint on paper, sheet size 24 1/2 x 30 in., in original molded wood frame. Condition: Toning, margins 2 5/8 in. or more, mat stains. $1,500-2,500


573. Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888)

577. James Alexander, publisher (American, 19th Century)

Lot of Eight Works: Seven Portraits of Presidents of the United States and a Portrait of Henry Clay. Small folio lithographs with hand-coloring on paper, mounted in original mahogany veneer frames, sheet sizes approx. 14 x 10 in., titles including: George Washington. First President of the United States. (Conningham 2353); James Monroe 5th President of the United States (Gale 3423); John Quincy Adams. 6th. President of the Unites States (Gale 3541); Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the United States. (Conningham 0216); Martin Van Buren. Eighth President of the United States. (Conningham 4032); John Tyler Tenth President of the United States (Conningham 3281); James K. Polk. Eleventh President of the United States. (Conningham 3158); and Henry Clay. (Gale 3012). Condition: Toning, foxing, stains, Polk with white pigment and small losses in margins. $400-600

The Cunard Royal Mail Steamship “Britannia” (John Hewett, Commander) As she appeared leaving her dock at East Boston February 3rd 1844 bound from Boston to Liverpool. “Press of Ferd. Mayer,” dated February 1876, identified within matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 22 x 28 in., in a period molded mahogany frame. Condition: Toning overall, mat stains, tear u.r. margin (not into image), stains to top margin, small loss l.r. edge.

574. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) A MIDNIGHT RACE ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Natchez/Eclipse, 1860 (Conningham, 4116). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with handcoloring on paper, sheet size 21 5/8 x 29 5/8 in., in a contemporary frame. Condition: Margins of 7/8 in. or more, paper cleaned and backed with rice paper, repaired margin losses and margin tears, light stains. Note: This lithograph ranks no. 21 in the original “Best 50,” and no. 2 in the “New Best 50” large folio. $800-1,200

575. British/Canadian School, Early 20th Century Portrait of the Steamship Empress of Ireland. Signed “W. KITZIG” l.r., identified on vessel. Oil on canvas, 27 x 40 3/4 in., in a later frame. Condition: Two punctures, u.l. and u.r. Note: The Empress of Ireland was an ill-fated ocean liner built in 1905-1906 by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering in Scotland for Canadian Pacific Steamships. She held a mail subsidy contract between Britain and Hong Kong via Canada. On the morning of May 29, 1914, while steaming on the Saint Lawrence River amidst a dense fog, the Empress was struck amidships by the Norwegian coal freighter SS Storstad. The fatally damaged vessel sank very quickly and claimed 1,012 lives, making it the worst maritime disaster in Canadian history. $800-1,200

576. American School, Late 19th/Early 20th Century The Passenger Steamship Cape Ann of the Boston & Gloucester Steamship Co. Indistinctly signed l.r., vessel identified below and on a label affixed to the reverse. Oil on academy board, 12 3/4 x 18 3/8 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Minor retouch. $400-600

Note: On July 4, 1840, the Cunard Royal Mail Steamship Britannia was the first mail steamer with service running between England and North America. $400-600 578. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) A CLIPPER SHIP IN A SNOW SQUALL., undated (Conningham, 1157). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Small folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 9 7/8 x 13 7/8 in., housed in a later molded wood frame, the backing retaining an old Kennedy Galleries label. Condition: Margins of 1/2 in. or more, light stains on lower margin 1/4 in. repaired margin edge tear l.r. $800-1,200 579. After Drawings by John Badger Bachelder (American, 18251894) and Photographs by J.W. Moulton Encampment of the 2d Div. of M.V.M. on Winter Island, Salem Harbor., also titled on top margin Camp Banks Aug. 25th, 26th, & 27th 1858. Endicott & Co., lithographers, New York, 1858. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 22 1/8 x 33 in., in a contemporary molded giltwood frame. Condition: Margins of 1 in. or more, backed with rice paper, minor toning, foxing, and stains, loss and repair on lower margin corners, light surface abrasions on lower margin. $800-1,200 580. Endicott & Company, lithographers (American, 1852-1886), After John Badger Bachelder (American, 1825-1894) MARBLEHEAD MASS., 1856. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph on paper, sheet size 14 3/4 x 19 7/8 in., in a later molded silvered frame. Condition: Margins of 1 3/4 in. or more, toning, foxing, mat stain. $300-500 581. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) The Star Spangled Banner., undated (Conningham 5707). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Small folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 16 1/4 x 12 1/8 in., unframed. Condition: Margins of 1 1/2 in. or more, toning, stains, foxing. $200-300


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582. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, (slight end fraying), 13 ft. 9 in. x 9 ft. 4 in. $2,000-2,500

586. Shahsavan Soumak Horse Cover, Northwest Persia, dated 1918, (sewn tear, small crude repairs, very small creases, slight end fraying), 5 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 10 in. $1,000-1,500

583. Ersari Main Carpet, West Turkestan, third quarter 19th century, (areas of wear, shallow edge gouge, very small hole), 8 ft. x 6 ft. 8 in. $1,200-1,500

587. Northwest Persian Runner, second half 19th century, (cut, holes and edge gouges, areas of wear, end fraying), 15 ft. x 3 ft. $800-1,200

584. Northwest Persian Rug, second quarter 20th century, 6 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft. $1,200-1,500

588. Northwest Persian Rug, second quarter 20th century, (even wear to center, slight end fraying), 6 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. $800-1,000

585. Ersari Main Carpet, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, 9 ft. x 7 ft. 4 in. $1,200-1,500

589. Yomud Ensi, West Turkestan, late 19th century, (small areas of wear), 5 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. $800-1,000


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590. Northwest Persian Rug, late 19th/early 20th century, (some moth damage, several small holes, minor end fraying), 7 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 7 in. $800-1,000 591. East Caucasian Rug, last quarter 19th century, (cut, creases, edge gouge, some moth damage, end fraying), 5 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 5 in. $800-1,200 592. Eagle Karabagh Rug, South Caucasus, second half 19th century, (overall wear, small rewoven area), 8 ft. x 5 ft. 4 in. $1,000-1,200 593. Northwest Persian Rug, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center, end fraying), 6 ft. 6 in. x 4 ft. 5 in. $1,000-1,500 594. Turkish Kazak-style Rug, late 20th century, 7 ft. 10 in. x 6 ft. 2 in. $1,000-1,200 595. Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center), 7 ft. x 3 ft. 9 in. $800-1,000 596. Northwest Persian Rug, early 20th century, (even wear to center), 6 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $800-1,000

597. Afshar Rug, South Persia, second quarter 20th century, 5 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. $700-900 598. Northwest Persian Rug, early 20th century, (outer guard stripe rewoven on both ends, other small rewoven areas), 6 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. $700-900 599. Afshar Rug, South Persia, early 20th century, (small spot of minor wear), 5 ft. 5 in. x 3 ft. 11 in. $700-900 600. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center, small repairs), 5 ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. 9 in. $700-900 601. Bidjar Rug, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, 7 ft. x 4 ft. 6 in. $600-800 602. Baluch Rug, Northeast Persia, early 20th century, (selvage damage, slight end fraying), 5 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 3 in. $600-800 603. Seichour Rug, Northeast Caucasus, second half 19th century, (rewoven ends and several other small areas), 7 ft. x 4 ft. 9 in. $600-700


604. Baluch Main Carpet, Northeast Persia, second half 19th century, (small areas of wear, creases, some selvage damage), 7 ft. 8 in. x 5 ft. 10 in. $500-700 605. Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (areas of wear, guard stripe missing from both ends), 5 ft. 3 in. x 2 ft. 10 in. $500-700 606. Shahsavan Soumak Cargo Bag, Northwest Persia, last quarter 19th century, (two small holes in one corner, several very small crude repairs), 3 ft. 4 in. x 1 ft. 9 in. x 1 ft. 4 in. $500-700

615. Ersari Jollar, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (minor moth damage), 4 ft. 8 in. x 1 ft. 4 in. $400-600 616. Afshar Rug, South Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, (some wear to center, brown oxidation, light stain), 3 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. $300-500 617. Northwest Persian Cargo Bag Side Panel, early 20th century, (slight moth damage), 3 ft. 2 in. x 1 ft. 4 in. $300-500

END OF SALE 607. Afshar Rug, South Persia, early 20th century, (small areas of minor wear), 6 ft. x 4 ft. 3 in. $500-700 608. Senneh Rug, Northwest Persia, second half 19th century, (small areas of wear, crease, narrow guard stripe partially missing from both ends), 6 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. 7 in. $500-750 609. Northwest Persian Rug, early 20th century, (small corner gouge), 6 ft. x 4 ft. $400-600 610. Tekke Rug, West Turkestan, late 19th century, (small rewoven area along one edge), 4 ft. x 3 ft. $400-600 611. Shahsavan Soumak Bag, Northwest Persia, late 19th century, 1 ft. 9 in. x 1 ft. 6 in. $400-600 612. Afshar Bag, South Persia, early 20th century, (very slight moth damage), 1 ft. 4 in. x 1 ft. $400-600 613. Tekke Chuval, West Turkestan, late 19th century, 4 ft. 2 in. x 2 ft. 6 in. $400-600 614. Shahsavan Soumak Bagface, Northwest Persia, late 19th century, (small hole), 1 ft. 8 in. x 1 ft. 6 in. $400-600


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